• NQT Welcome Conference

  • New Skills 4 Bradford Website Launched

  • New Website User Guide

  • DfE Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), Newsletter July 2019

  • Senco Network dates 2019 - 20 now published

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Skills 4 Bradford
Skills 4 Bradford is the Traded Services Hub of Bradford Council bringing together a comprehensive range of services for schools and early years providers in Bradford and beyond. These teams of professionals have significant experience and expertise working in Education and Early Years for Bradford Council.

We can cover all your school's / provider's needs in a professional and cost-effective manner. If there is a service or package you don't see available please get in touch and we will be happy to look at developing something to meet your needs.
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NQT Welcome Conference
31 Jul
To welcome Newly Qualified Teachers to the schools which use Bradford as the Appropriate Body for their induction, we are delighted to host this conference with workshops and the opportunity to share thoughts and experiences. The date is Wednesday 18 September. The venue is Bradford City Football Club, Valley Parade. The cost is £40 per NQT attending. We are running three sessions of three hours to maximise NQTs' opportunities to participate. When booking please select which session you wish to attend. To register for one of the Conference events please use this Eventbrite link - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/2019-nqt-welcome-conferences-3-hrs-40-tickets-46646422706?ref=elink
New Website User Guide
31 Jul
Welcome to the NEW Skills 4 Bradford website, bringing together services for schools from across Bradford Council. It is fully interactive, allowing you to browse our 30+ services, buy online, book training, monitor your account spend/usage and much more.... It will speed up your buying process and invoicing reconciliation as you will just receive 1 monthly invoice detailing all the purchases from Bradford Council, thus saving your staff time. At any time you will be able to see exactly what you have purchased and used, giving you instant control over your services and spending. We are running a number of User Training Sessions to help ensure users are making the most of all the site’s user facilities. If you are interested in attending one of these sessions, please indicate which one you would like to attend by emailing S4B.Events@bradford.gov.uk Friday 6th September 13.00 - 15.00 Margaret McMillan Tower, View Room Thursday 12th September 10.00 - 12.00 The Library Annexe, Spencer Street, Keighley BD21 2BN Please also find attached a User Guide for how to maximise the use of the site for your school / organisation.
DfE Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), Newsletter July 2019
23 Jul
This is a regular update from the DfE about all things SEND
Senco Network dates 2019 - 20 now published
09 Jul
Senco Network meetings provide a round up and update on SEND issues locally and nationally including guest speakers, networking opportunities and practice guidance. Dates for 2019 - 20 are: Autumn Term - 10.09.19 Spring term - 05.02.20 Summer Term - 20.05.20 Please book your place via S4B?
FREE User training sessions
25 Jun
If you are interested in attending a FREE User Training Session to help you maximise the use of your Skills 4 Bradford account, please get in touch with your name and school via our Enquiry Form under the Contacts tab. We look forward to meeting you.
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Paediatric First Aid Level 3 Award - 2 Day Course
On completion you will have gained the knowledge and necessary skills to identify and manage the following: • The roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider • Responding to an emergency situation • Treating an unresponsive infant and child • Recovery position • CPR and AED • Chocking • Head, neck and back injuries • Fractures • Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions • Meningitis • Asthma • Febrile convulsions • Seizures • Diabetic Emergencies • Poisoning • Burns and scalds • Electric shock • Bleeding • Hypovolemic shock • Minor injuries • Accident and incident reporting • When to notify Ofsted • Individual health care plans
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10 Sep
SENCo Network
SENCO Network provides a round up and update on SEND issues locally and nationally including guest speakers, networking opportunities and practice guidance. Refreshments - Drinks Mid-morning Free Attendance (Non attendance chargeable)
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11 Sep
Paediatric First Aid Level 3 Award - 2 Day Course
On completion you will have gained the knowledge and necessary skills to identify and manage the following: • The roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider • Responding to an emergency situation • Treating an unresponsive infant and child • Recovery position • CPR and AED • Chocking • Head, neck and back injuries • Fractures • Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions • Meningitis • Asthma • Febrile convulsions • Seizures • Diabetic Emergencies • Poisoning • Burns and scalds • Electric shock • Bleeding • Hypovolemic shock • Minor injuries • Accident and incident reporting • When to notify Ofsted • Individual health care plans
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11 Sep
Governor Training: Cyber bullying- Awareness Raising & Online Protection(FREE)
West Yorkshire Police are offering this specifically designed workshop to improve the awareness of e-safety for governors. As the sessions are updated to reflect the current risks and issues Governors will learn more about the latest ways in which on-line social media is being misused and how children can both be drawn into this misuse and put at risk by other users. This will enable them to look at the systems and policies used by their schools with greater knowledge and understanding.
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12 Sep
Governor Recruitment: Information session for potential governors FREE
This FREE interactive session delivered by the School Governor Service offers potential applicants an overview of governance, explaining information including, the role and responsibility of governors, the time commitment, the skills and knowledge required, the training opportunities and support avaialbe, application processes. The outstanding benefit of attending this session is the opportunity to ask questions so applicants have a clear understanding. Please do book a place.