Bradford Opportunity Area Litmus Survey Summer ‘22 In conjunction with Trinity College and the Careers Service at the University of Oxford, we are looking forward to rolling out the Litmus Bradford (a careers intentions survey) for schools again in the Summer term of 2022. If you would like your school to take part, or have […]

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Glasses in Classes pathfinder projects – building on the Born in Bradford study

Glasses in Classes started as a trial in Bradford, with the aim of improving children’s literacy by providing them with an additional pair of glasses to be kept in school after their reception year vision screening. Research shows that between 10-15% of children who have an eyesight test are diagnosed as needing glasses. Of those […]

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Child of the North report published

Children in the North are more likely to live in poverty than thosein the rest of England – and increasingly so. Poverty is the leaddriver of inequalities between children in the North and theircounterparts in the rest of the country, leading to worse physical andmental health outcomes, educational attainment, and lower lifelongeconomic productivity. The COVID-19 […]

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National Tutoring Partnership webinar Monday 6 December

Introduction to the NTP – Yorkshire Opportunity Areas This webinar will give you an opportunity to learn more about the high-quality tuition support available to your school through the NTP. We will discuss how your school can get involved, as well as a breakdown of all three tuition routes, including Tuition Partners that are operating […]

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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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