Celebration

It was wonderful to see so many of you last night. It really was a Celebration Evening- a celebration both of our students’ achievements and our life as a school community. This week’s blog summarises my talk at the end of the evening. Some of you may appreciate the chance to read it in a…

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The Growth of our DSP Provision

Since joining BCS in December 2014 as a part time SENCo for the whole school, my role has dramatically changed. Having been asked by Mr Moon to join the school for this specific role, I spent time with God asking Him why He would want me to serve as part of the school team in…

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Why I teach.

Jennifer Briedis, Matthew Coffey, Catherine Lilley, James Lynch, James McClusky, George Claughan, Kyle Haq, Adam Jonas, Noel ( not that one), Conal Deeney, Tim Lewis, James, Matt, Daniel, Ben, Joy, Jess, Claire, Grace, Imogen, more recently Rachael, Megan, Daniel, Joe, Lucy – Insert your son / daughter’s name here ……… this is why I teach.…

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One teacher can make all the difference

It’s a well worked, but nevertheless, compelling thought that just one person can make a difference. As Christians, our faith and intimate relationship with God is based on one person who came with the intention of making a supreme difference that would change the lives of ‘as many as would receive him.’ Made in his…

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Yorkshire Sole

Every now and then you meet someone who stops you dead in your tracks with their vision for what they are doing. In a time of growing concern over knife crime, I knew that it was a question that could be instantly misunderstood, but I asked it anyway, ‘Do you sharpen knives?’ I asked my…

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The Benefits of an all through school

16.8 percent of new free schools have opted for an all-through model, compared with 0.6 per cent of schools in the maintained sector in England. In 2010 there were 13 all- through schools in the country, by 2015 there were 157. Why have schools started to use the model? Some proponents of free schools say…

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Mr Almas

This week’s blog was written by Mr and Mrs Almas, parents of Elijah (Y 3) and Josiah(EYFS). Mr Almas spent today in school sharing his passion for playing the drums, with pupils in the Primary school. He has given us two days each year for the past three or four years, and staff and pupils…

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Aspirations and realisations

This week’s blog is written by Liz and Steve Mole and their daughter Hannah. As you will gather, Hannah was a student at the school and has recently returned to undertake a teaching practice as part of a teaching degree she is taking at Leeds university. It is not uncommon to get ex students back…

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Walks With My Father

Welcome to the second of our blogs. Every school is full of people and everyone has a story; and the interaction between us all is what creates our community. This week, I have asked Mrs Gurbakhash Bussan, whose two daughters, Manita (Year 5) and Avneet (Year 3), are part of our school community, if she…

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Why I started Bradford Christian School

We start a new item to our facebook and website communication…a blog! Welcome to the first of The Headteacher’s Blog. Every day it is an incredible privilege to lead our school. I want to share with you some of the things I see. Mine is not the only voice the blog will feature. I will…

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