13 10, 2017

Cathedral Primary School celebrates completed building project

October 13th, 2017|News|

Cathedral Primary School celebrates completed building project Cathedral Primary School is celebrating the official opening of the school in its new location on College Square. The building was officially opened today (13 October) by Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol, along with the children’s presenter Andy Day and children’s author, Laura James as well as other guests, staff and [...]

10 10, 2017

Thousands of vacancies on offer at City Hall jobs fair

October 10th, 2017|News|

Thousands of vacancies on offer at City Hall jobs fair More than 2,000 vacancies will be on offer at a jobs fair at City Hall next Thursday (19 October). Bristol City Council, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and partners such as the National Careers Service, N-Gaged Training and City of Bristol College are [...]

9 10, 2017

Building a passionate and skilled future workforce for a sustainable Bristol

October 9th, 2017|News|

Building a passionate and skilled future workforce for a sustainable Bristol In an exciting collaboration with WORKS, Bristol Green Capital Partnership has committed to supporting this new initiative to harness the expertise of the sustainability community of Bristol, diversify employer involvement, and help develop a skilled workforce with aspirations for a sustainable Bristol with a [...]

29 09, 2017

Mayor opens city’s first live-in centre for pupils with Special Education Needs and Disabilities

September 29th, 2017|News|

Mayor opens city’s first live-in centre for pupils with Special Education Needs and Disabilities Today (29 September) Mayor Marvin Rees opened a new residential training facility which will support young people with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) to live independently as part of their course at City of Bristol College. The centre, based in [...]

22 09, 2017

University welcomes first Bristol Scholars

September 22nd, 2017|News|

© University of Bristol University welcomes first Bristol Scholars The first cohort of a pioneering new scheme, introduced by the University of Bristol to identify academic talent locally, will start their university journey this week. The Bristol Scholars initiative involves the University making lower offers to high potential local pupils - moving away from the [...]

24 08, 2017

Second Sandford Award for Bristol Museums

August 24th, 2017|News|

Second Sandford Award for Bristol Museums Bristol’s M Shed museum has been honoured with an award for the high quality of educational material, and immersive experiences on offer for visiting schoolchildren and schools within the city. Bishop Grosseteste University and the Heritage Education Trust have again recognised the Bristol Museum’s Formal Learning Team as one [...]

24 08, 2017

Students collect GCSE results following exam reform

August 24th, 2017|News|

Students collect GCSE results following exam reform Thousands of students across the city are collecting their GCSE results today (24 August) following major changes to the exams. This year students are being awarded a mixture of number and letter grades in the next step towards number-only grades in 2019. English language, English literature and maths [...]

17 08, 2017

Students celebrate A-level results in Bristol

August 17th, 2017|News|

Students celebrate A-level results in Bristol Thousands of Bristol students are collecting their A-level results today (17 August) after having studied for two years in preparation. This is the first year of results for the new A-level qualifications, which means that AS levels no longer count towards the final grade and assessment is mainly by [...]

4 08, 2017

New exhibition reveals the fascinating world of urban learning

August 4th, 2017|News|

New exhibition reveals the fascinating world of urban learning A new exhibition celebrating the people and projects which make up Bristol’s rich tapestry of learning is coming to Hamilton House. 'Learning City: A Self-Portrait' runs from 25 August to 5 September and explores the different ways people learn and how spaces, people and objects support [...]

1 08, 2017

Bristol Libraries host two Drag Queen Story Time events

August 1st, 2017|News|

Bristol Libraries host two Drag Queen Story Time events Bristol welcomed two ‘Drag Queen Story Time’ (DQST) events this week at Bishopston and Bishopsworth libraries. Parents and children were invited to two different session to listen to the stories being read in a way they may not have seen or heard before. Bristol is believed [...]