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 [...]

20 07, 2017

College Green to become a science, den building, sensory and sport playground for Bristol Playday 2017

July 20th, 2017|News|

College Green to become a science, den building, sensory and sport playground for Bristol Playday 2017 College Green will come alive this summer with the sounds of play and excitement as Bristol Playday returns to celebrate its fifteenth birthday. Families with children between the ages of four and twelve are being invited to take over [...]

20 07, 2017

Bristol Learning City Newsletter July 2017

July 20th, 2017|Newsletter|

Bristol Learning City Newsletter July 2017 Our monthly newsletters are a great way to stay up-to-date with Bristol Learning City news and Learning Ambassador updates. Each edition is guest-edited by one of our partners or Learning Ambassadors and includes information on our monthly theme, upcoming events and learning stories. To read the Bristol Learning City [...]

14 07, 2017

Inspirational individuals recognised for their hard work in Bristol’s schools

July 14th, 2017|News|

Inspirational individuals recognised for their hard work in Bristol’s schools Fifteen headteachers, governors and education leaders have been recognised for their dedication and commitment to young people in Bristol at an event held at the Mansion House in Clifton this week. The individuals have all done something remarkable during their careers in education and come [...]

10 07, 2017

Mayor hosts school chess tournament to inspire future grandmasters

July 10th, 2017|News|

Photo © Ben Wright Mayor hosts school chess tournament to inspire future grandmasters Mayor Marvin Rees joined local primary schools making a move to inspire future chess grandmasters as 120 pupils took part in a chess competition at City Hall on Friday. This is the sixth time that the annual tournament, organised by the [...]

22 06, 2017

Bristol Learning City celebrates three silver awards for its universities and college

June 22nd, 2017|News|

Bristol Learning City celebrates three silver awards for its universities and college The Bristol Learning City partnership is celebrating the high quality of teaching on offer at the city’s two universities and City of Bristol College as the results of the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) are announced today (22 June). All three institutions are members [...]