Our grateful thanks to staff on National Teaching Assistants’ Day
Today (Thurs 16 Sep) celebrates the valuable contribution that teaching assistants (TAs) make to the education and support of school children.
Congratulations to all our GCSE students!
The big day has finally arrived for thousands of Bury teenagers who are receiving their GCSE results.
Pollution monitors installed outside Bury schools
Air quality sensors will be installed outside Bury’s schools to monitor how pollution concentrations are influenced by the school run.
Free holiday activities to help children and young people this summer
Free summer holiday clubs are to be held for children and young people across Bury in August.
Joy as new high school for Radcliffe confirmed
It’s official - Radcliffe is to get a new high school.
Allow our head teachers to do the right thing
Head teachers must not be forced to reopen their schools amid rising coronavirus infection rates, say education leaders in Bury.
New head of children’s services appointed
Sheila Durr has been appointed to one of the most important positions at Bury Council as executive director for children and young people.
Welcome back to education in Bury!
Schools across Bury have been busy putting safety measures in place so that pupils can confidently return to education next week.
Council calls on Government to support "summer schools" plan
With the welcome news that children eligible for free school meals will receive food vouchers through the holidays, Bury’s education chiefs have turned their attention to support for pupils who’ve missed out on learning through the COVID-19 crisis.
Schools advice – reopen this month but only when safe
Education leaders have written to all schools with the latest advice on reopening to selected groups of pupils.
Director of Children’s Services announces retirement
Karen Dolton, Bury Council’s executive director for children and young people, has announced her plans to retire this autumn after three years in post.
Catering staff making sure our children are fed
Hundreds of Bury school pupils are continuing to enjoy a healthy dinner during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Inclusion reaps rewards for Bury special school
Making sure that every child matters has led to a Bury primary school winning a national award.
Which school will my child be going to?
Parents will find out tomorrow (Thursday 16 April) what primary school their young children will be joining in the autumn.
School closures vital in tackling coronavirus
Parents have been urged to keep their children at home as school gates close across the borough this afternoon for an indefinite period.
Keeping schools open for children of key workers and those who are vulnerable
Education leaders have worked closely with all Bury’s schools to ensure that they remain open to children in need and those whose parents are in key jobs.
No idling – our children’s air is too important
Council leaders have urged the Government to take measures to tackle the health threat caused by engine idling, especially outside schools.
Taking action to improve children’s education
Education leaders at Bury Council are taking decisive action to improve the chances of children who attend a local primary school.
Mayor quizzed by primary school pupils
A much younger crowd than usual awaited the Mayor of Bury when he held court in the council chambers.