19 03, 2018

Getting children to reach their potential with Bristol Career Coach

March 19th, 2018|News|

Getting children to reach their potential with Bristol Career Coach A new programme was unveiled last week (15 March) to help encourage children in care in Bristol to reach their full potential as part of the Bristol Career Coach scheme. The programme pares school children in year nine (ages 13-14), who are primarily from a [...]

7 03, 2018

Mayor calls for more focus on apprenticeships during National Apprenticeship week

March 7th, 2018|News|

Mayor calls for more focus on apprenticeships during National Apprenticeship week Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol, is highlighting the growing amount of apprenticeship opportunities in the city as part of National Apprenticeship Week. There will be jobs fairs and information events around apprenticeships every day this week to celebrate this national event. Learning City partner [...]

6 03, 2018

Cabinet agree to build a new school as part of their work to create more school places

March 6th, 2018|News|

Cabinet agree to build a new school as part of their work to create more school places At today’s cabinet meeting (6 March), Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol, agreed to accept the funding for a new secondary school to be built in the city as part of a wider programme to develop new school places [...]

1 03, 2018

Families across Bristol offered their secondary school places

March 1st, 2018|News|

Families across Bristol offered their secondary school places Today (1 March) on National Offer Day, families across Bristol will receive offers of secondary school places across the city. All families who applied to Bristol schools will be offered a place. This year 4,900 applications were received – a 6% increase on last year when 4,625 [...]

23 02, 2018

Bristol Early Years launches sixth edition of the Bristol Standard

February 23rd, 2018|News|

Bristol Early Years launches sixth edition of the Bristol Standard A new edition of the Bristol Standard has been launched this week by Bristol Early Years to help professionals improve the quality of their provision for young children and families. The sixth edition of the Bristol Standard is part of the council’s ongoing work to [...]

13 02, 2018

More jobs on offer in South Bristol on Thursday (15 February)

February 13th, 2018|News|

More jobs on offer in South Bristol on Thursday (15 February) Over 40 organisations and companies will be looking to talk to potential new employees and apprentices at a jobs fair in the South Bristol Skills Academy on Thursday 15 February. Those attending will cover a wide range of different job sectors and will have [...]

29 01, 2018

Sharing learning stories for National Storytelling Week 2018

January 29th, 2018|News|

Sharing learning stories for National Storytelling Week 2018 The University of Bristol is celebrating National Storytelling Week by joining Bristol Learning City’s campaign ‘#ThisChangedMyLife’. The campaign aims to inspire others to learn something new, presenting Bristol’s diverse range of learning opportunities befitting a city with UNESCO Learning City status. The Bristol Learning City team is [...]

25 01, 2018

Mayor asks for your inspirational learning stories

January 25th, 2018|News|

Mayor asks for your inspirational learning stories Mayor Marvin Rees and Bristol Learning City partners will be unveiling stories about how learning changes lives for the better from Saturday (27 January) as part of Bristol’s new campaign, #ThisChangedMyLife. Coinciding with the start of National Storytelling Week (27 January - 3 February), the campaign aims to [...]

6 12, 2017

Bristol Learning City launches search for more governors

December 6th, 2017|News|

Bristol Learning City launches search for more governors Bristol Learning City, a partnership of over 70 local organisations, has launched a new campaign alongside Business West and the free, online Inspiring Governance service to recruit more school governors. Local businesses and employees are being especially encouraged to consider the benefits of volunteering as a way [...]

16 11, 2017

Celebrating Bristol’s next generation of construction professionals

November 16th, 2017|News|

Celebrating Bristol’s next generation of construction professionals Over 100 attendees gathered at Ashton Court Mansion to take part in the annual On Site Bristol Apprentice Awards where local construction apprentices and employers were celebrated for their contribution to developing the local industry. The gala event saw apprentices and employers pick up awards across 18 categories, [...]