15 11, 2019

Work starts on a brand new secondary school in Bristol

2019-11-15T16:35:23+00:00November 15th, 2019|News|

Work starts on a brand new secondary school in Bristol Work is now underway on a brand new £25 million secondary school in north Bristol. A ceremonial groundbreaking event was held yesterday (12 November) to mark the start of construction on the new school building as Bristol City Council works hard to meet [...]

14 11, 2019

Young talent showcased at Bristol’s Apprentice Awards

2019-11-14T12:35:51+00:00November 14th, 2019|News|

Young talent showcased at Bristol’s Apprentice Awards The contribution Bristol’s construction apprentices and their employers make to city industry was recognised at the annual On Site Bristol Apprentice Awards last night (13 November). Young people working in trades such as brickwork, plumbing and electrical services were recognised across 17 different award categories. Councillor [...]

13 11, 2019

First Bristol Children’s Centre Opens New Cloakroom Library

2019-11-13T15:01:41+00:00November 13th, 2019|News|

First Bristol Children's Centre Opens New Cloakroom Library Southmead is the first Children’s Centre in Bristol to open a Cloakroom Library. Part of the Reading City initiative, Cloakroom Libraries are an informal way for families and children to have quick access books and reading in local settings where they already regularly visit, such [...]

14 10, 2019

Almost 2,000 vacancies on offer at City Hall jobs fair

2019-10-17T11:14:59+01:00October 14th, 2019|News|

Almost 2,000 vacancies on offer at City Hall jobs fair Recruiters from 60 organisations will be at the jobs fair held at City Hall on Wednesday 16 October. There will be a variety of jobs on offer, including full and part-time vacancies, as well as temporary roles in the lead up to Christmas. [...]

8 10, 2019

Young people in Bristol taking up the ‘Climate Challenge’

2019-10-08T11:59:29+01:00October 8th, 2019|News|

Young people in Bristol taking up the ‘Climate Challenge’ School and college students in Bristol are working together with environmental organisations on ‘Climate Challenge’ projects to help reduce carbon emissions and protect wildlife. Students developed ideas to undertake in school including installation of smart meters to measure energy usage, living walls with vertical [...]

22 08, 2019

Bristol school students receive GCSE results

2019-08-22T16:47:21+01:00August 22nd, 2019|News|

Bristol school students receive GCSE results Over three thousand students received their results today. Thousands of students across the city are collecting their GCSE results today (22 August). Provisional results for Bristol show that around 60% have achieved grade 9 - 4 in English and Maths, with around 3400 students taking the exams [...]

9 07, 2019

Malta schools examine how IOE-led Reading Recovery programme is implemented in Bristol

2019-07-25T14:01:56+01:00July 9th, 2019|News|

Malta schools examine how IOE-led Reading Recovery programme is implemented in Bristol Malta’s National Literacy Agency is visiting Bristol schools  (9-10 July) to see how Reading Recovery can reduce the number of children struggling to learn literacy and have wider benefits across the school. The Reading Recovery programme is implemented across the world [...]

6 06, 2019

More than 1500 vacancies on offer at Cabot Circus job fair

2019-06-07T11:37:49+01:00June 6th, 2019|News|

More than 1500 vacancies on offer at Cabot Circus job fair More than 1,500 vacancies will be on offer from 60 employers at a job fair at Cabot Circus on Wednesday (12 June). The event is hosted in partnership between Bristol City Council, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and the National [...]

16 04, 2019

Primary school places allocated for 2019

2019-04-16T11:37:26+01:00April 16th, 2019|News|

Primary school places allocated for 2019 This year an overwhelming majority of families in Bristol are being offered one of their top three choices. The number of families being offered their first preference school stood at 87.15% (4,686), which is similar to 2018. Those who were not offered one of their preferred schools [...]