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Children in care in Bradford achieve higher school results than the national average.

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By Charlotte Lascelles and Abbey Maclure Children in care in Bradford have shown an improvement in their school results. A report to Bradford Council revealed that school results , from early years to key stage four, showed real improvement despite the challenges that children in care may face. Achievements in reading, writing and maths at Key Stage 1 are higher […]

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Charity campaigns for mental health lessons to be compulsory in schools

Charity campaigns for mental health lessons to be compulsory in schools

  By Hannah McDonagh CAMPAIGNERS are calling for mental health awareness to be taught in schools after studies showed that one in 10 children and young people aged five to 16 suffer from a diagnosable mental health disorder.

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Bradford school wrongly given poor grading ‘galvanised’ to be outstanding

Bradford school wrongly given poor grading ‘galvanised’ to be outstanding

A Principal at a Bradford school that was wrongly given a poor grading by Ofsted has said it has galvanised staff at the school to provide an outstanding education for their pupils. Whetley Academy was given a ‘requires improvement’ grading from the school regulator but later overturned their original verdict, given in June, and issued the academy a good rating. […]

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Countdown’s Rachel Riley wants more school girls to get interested in Maths and Sciences

Countdown’s Rachel Riley wants more school girls to get interested in Maths and Sciences

  The countdown and Strictly Come Dancing star has called on young girls to take up Maths and Science following a new survey that shows a rising interest in these subjects amongst children. The survey, by the Cambridge Occupational Analysts, has found more students are interested in S.T.E.M subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) than others, such as English and […]

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8 months of road works to cause delays for drivers at Bradford Road roundabout

8 months of road works to cause delays for drivers at Bradford Road roundabout

A roundabout between Bradford and Leeds will close for major construction work this summer which will continue until March 2015. Construction on the A647 at Thornbury Barracks Roundabout has been approved in the hope it will reduce congestion levels at the junction and improve accessibility. The proposals for the roundabout include a reconfiguration of lanes, upgrading existing bus stops, creating […]

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