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+01:00March 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+01:00March 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+01:00February 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 [...]

20 02, 2019

Bristol’s hospital trusts join flagship work experience programme

2019-02-20T11:27:36+01:00February 20th, 2019|News|

Bristol’s hospital trusts join flagship work experience programme Bristol’s two hospital trusts have pledged their support for the Bristol WORKS programme, an initiative run by the Bristol Learning City Partnership linking the city’s schools with employers and training to get young people ready for employment. The programme offers bespoke experiences of work created [...]

5 12, 2018

Event to boost Bristol’s diversity in teaching

2018-12-06T09:13:52+01:00December 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+01:00December 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+01:00November 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+01:00November 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 [...]