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 [...]

22 03, 2019

Bristol pupils get reading boost during Read Aloud month

2019-03-26T15:15:09+00:00March 22nd, 2019|News|

Bristol pupils get reading boost during Read Aloud month Pupils from St Peter’s Church of England Primary School in Bristol will read their favourite books to Marvin Rees, Mayor of Bristol this week, as part of Read Aloud – a month-long celebration of reading. The initiative is part of the University College London’s [...]

1 03, 2019

Families across Bristol offered their secondary school places

2019-03-05T11:45:54+00:00March 1st, 2019|News|

Families across Bristol offered their secondary school places Today (1 March) on National Offer Day, families in 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 4,983 applications were received – compared to 4,900 in 2018. 90.6% [...]

25 02, 2019

Bristol’s apprentices bust common myths ahead of national awareness week

2019-02-27T16:53:40+00:00February 25th, 2019|News|

Bristol’s apprentices bust common myths ahead of national awareness week Apprentices working in a range of companies across the city are sharing their experiences ahead of national apprenticeship week, which kicks off next Monday (4 March). This year’s theme is ‘blaze a trail’ and trainees are speaking out to encourage more people across [...]