Opportunity Area Programme – Health and Education Insight Guide Webinar – 14th October 3:30-5:30PM

Sign up for the webinar on 14 October, 3:30-5:30pm here to discuss how the Opportunity Areas are supporting mental health and emotional wellbeing, using data innovatively to inform the early identification of autism, and ensuring children who need glasses wear them in class to improve literacy in Stoke-on-Trent, Derby, Hastings, Oldham and Bradford. Read more about these projects […]

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Dolly Parton children’s book scheme brought to Keighley

Hundreds of children in Keighley are set to receive a free monthly book in a scheme originally launched by singer Dolly Parton. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library will deliver a free age-appropriate book every month to children aged from birth to their fifth birthday who live in the Keighley Central, Keighley East and Keighley West wards. […]

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Sign up to Opportunity Areas Webinar – Opportunity Area programme’s approach in Teacher Recruitment and Retention and Workforce Development – Thu, 1 July 2021 at 15:30 – 17:00

Learn more about the Opportunity Area programme’s place-based approach in Teacher Recruitment and Retention and Workforce Development. About this event Teacher Recruitment and Retention and Workforce Development – what worked for us and how we approached it. You will hear short presentations on the place-based approach the Opportunity Areas programme has taken toTeacher Recruitment and […]

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Fifth year of Opportunity Area programme to benefit thousands more young people

£18 million to build back better for children and young people in some of England’s most disadvantaged regions Opportunity Areas have delivered proven results in early years for disadvantaged children, in phonics results and at Key Stage 2 Investment will help level up outcomes in education and support recovery from the pandemic https://www.gov.uk/government/news/thousands-more-young-people-to-benefit-from-opportunity-areas Thousands more […]

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Twinning – sharing best practice in school improvement

Opportunity Areas (OA) are ‘Twinning’ with non-OA areas to share best practice and implement initiatives that have proven to work. Braford Opportunity Area has ‘Twinned’ with Knowsley Local Authority to deliver its school to school support programme, which alongside other OA funded school improvement activity has delivered notable successes, with 36 schools of the 62 […]

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TEACHER WELLBEING COVID SUPPORT SERVICE LAUNCHES IN BRADFORD

Bradford Opportunity Area has funded a free and anonymous support service set up specifically for teachers and school staff The service aims to provide practical and emotional support for school professionals operating in challenging times A newly launched Wellbeing Support Service for teachers, funded by the Bradford Opportunity Area, has been rolled out across schools […]

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