5 12, 2018

Event to boost Bristol’s diversity in teaching

2018-12-06T09:13:52+00:00December 5th, 2018|News|

Event to boost Bristol’s diversity in teaching This Saturday (8 Dec) Bristol City Council is hosting a free information event at City Hall aimed at people from Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds who are considering a career in teaching. Run in partnership with the Mayoral Commission on Race Equality, the event [...]

5 12, 2018

Bristol family to speak at the House of Lords about how Reading Recovery changed their lives

2018-12-06T08:45:41+00:00December 5th, 2018|News|

Bristol family to speak at the House of Lords about how Reading Recovery changed their lives A family from Bristol will today (5 Dec) be speaking at a House of Lords reception about how taking part in the Reading Recovery programme has changed their lives. Reading Recovery is a school-based literacy programme for [...]

22 11, 2018

Bristol showcases work to improve diversity in apprenticeships

2018-11-27T11:42:44+00:00November 22nd, 2018|News|

Bristol showcases work to improve diversity in apprenticeships Skills Minister Anne Milton MP is visiting Bristol today to join Mayor Marvin Rees and representatives from four other cities delivering the government’s Apprenticeship Diversity Hub project. The project is a pilot scheme designed to broaden the appeal of apprenticeships to more diverse audiences. It [...]

15 11, 2018

Celebrating excellence at Bristol’s Apprentice Awards

2018-11-16T13:46:03+00:00November 15th, 2018|News|

Celebrating excellence at Bristol’s Apprentice Awards Over 100 people gathered at City Hall last night (14 November) for the annual On Site Bristol Apprentice Awards. The awards have been running for over 15 years and celebrate the contribution that local construction apprentices and employers make to local industry. Achievements in trades such as [...]

18 10, 2018

You’re Hired apprenticeship event set to bring together top employers

2018-10-24T11:34:42+00:00October 18th, 2018|News|

You’re Hired apprenticeship event set to bring together top employers An event to showcase the apprenticeship opportunities available with key employers is being held later this month in The Galleries shopping centre in Broadmead. On 24 October (1 – 5pm) around 40 employers and training providers will come together with the aim of [...]

9 10, 2018

Tackling Bristol’s ‘educational inequality crisis’

2018-10-12T10:58:53+00:00October 9th, 2018|News|

Tackling Bristol’s ‘educational inequality crisis’ There is a shocking divide in educational opportunities for young people in Bristol depending on where they live in the city, new research from the University of Bristol has confirmed. A lack of opportunities for young people living in disadvantaged areas has resulted in stark differences in progression [...]

29 08, 2018

Bristol sets sights on reading volunteers for every child who needs one

2018-09-04T08:16:29+00:00August 29th, 2018|News|

Bristol sets sights on reading volunteers for every child who needs one Hundreds of primary school pupils could benefit from extra support with their reading as a new search for more volunteers to help out in schools is launched. The appeal is run by Bristol’s Reading in Schools Consortium*, a partnership organised by [...]

23 08, 2018

Students collect GCSE results following exam shake up

2018-08-24T08:29:01+00:00August 23rd, 2018|News|

Students collect GCSE results following exam shake up The wait is finally over for thousands of students as they collect their GCSE results today (23 August). This is the first year that all subjects have been graded 9-1 rather than A-G, with 9 representing the top mark and higher than the previous A* [...]

20 08, 2018

Jobs fair to help students following this year’s exam results

2018-08-20T15:49:40+00:00August 20th, 2018|News|

Jobs fair to help students following this year’s exam results A special jobs fair for students receiving their A-level and GCSE exam results this month will be taking place in the Galleries shopping centre in Broadmead, on 5 September 11am-3pm. Bristol City Council has teamed up with the Department for Work and Pensions, [...]

16 08, 2018

New beginnings for students on A-level results day

2018-08-17T09:24:54+00:00August 16th, 2018|News|

New beginnings for students on A-level results day Schools and pupils across Bristol are celebrating success on A-level results day (16 August) as thousands of students find out how they’ve done in this year’s exams. Provisional results show a strong performance from Bristol schools with 95% students achieving at least three A-levels at [...]