26 06, 2018

More than 2,000 vacancies on offer at Cabot Circus job fair

2018-06-26T15:53:19+00:00 June 26th, 2018|News|

More than 2,000 vacancies on offer at Cabot Circus job fair More than 2,000 vacancies will be on offer from 60 employers at a job fair at Cabot Circus this Thursday (28 June). The event is hosted in partnership between Bristol City Council, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), the National Careers [...]

11 06, 2018

Getting Bristol to talk about gender in Early Years

2018-06-12T11:20:08+00:00 June 11th, 2018|News|

Getting Bristol to talk about gender in Early Years The Bristol Men in Early Years network are holding a conference in City Hall to get the city talking about issues around gender in education on Tuesday 10 July. Everyone from teachers, students and members of the public, including both women and men, who [...]

21 05, 2018

Bristol shares learning on how to promote reading to children with European cities

2018-05-21T16:04:59+00:00 May 21st, 2018|News|

Bristol shares learning on how to promote reading to children with European cities Four European cities will be visiting Bristol this week (21–23 May) to share what they’ve learnt on how to promote reading to children as part of an EU project called ‘Open the door to reading’. Funded through the Erasmus+ programme [...]

11 05, 2018

Mayor visits City Academy to celebrate Bristol WORKS

2018-05-14T11:07:42+00:00 May 11th, 2018|News|

Mayor visits City Academy to celebrate Bristol WORKS Marvin Rees visited City Academy today (Friday 11) to celebrate the Bristol WORKS programme. Whilst there, the mayor took part in a short assembly with pupils before jumping on board the Engine Shed on Tour bus to see a 360 degree film that City Academy [...]

27 04, 2018

Popular Bristol primary school expands

2018-05-04T09:15:48+00:00 April 27th, 2018|News|

Popular Bristol primary school expands Over 200 new places have been added at a popular Bristol primary school as part of the council’s ongoing partnership work to ensure there are enough places for every child in the city. Whitehall Primary School has expanded its capacity by a third and is now able to accept 30 [...]

19 03, 2018

Getting children to reach their potential with Bristol Career Coach

2018-05-04T09:15:48+00:00 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

2018-05-04T09:15:48+00:00 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

2018-05-04T09:15:48+00:00 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

2018-05-04T09:15:48+00:00 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

2018-05-04T09:15:48+00:00 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 [...]