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Education

The Bristol Branch of the Geographical Association - Lecture programme, conferences, quiz, membership information for educational organisation. Bristol Early Years and Childcare Partnership - A group of people representing all the organisations involved in providing and using services for young children and childcare: profile, plan, news, links and contact details. Bristol Educational Action Zone - Newsletter, action plan, contact details from body set up to revitalise education in the inner city. Bristol Folk House Adult Education - Course programme, music events, room hire, links, contact details. Bristol Home Education - Local support group for alternative non-school learning: events, news, resources, membership, legal advice and links. Bristol International Student Centre - News, events, mailing lists, useful information and links for foreign students in the city. Bristol LEA - Local Education Authority for the city, does not cover areas in South Gloucestershire such as Filton and Kingswood. Bristol Schools' Websites - Directory of local education sites from the LEA. Clare Dowsett Tuition - Offers literacy tuition for children. Service description and pricing. Cover Supply Teachers - Agency supplying temporary and full time teachers to local schools: vacancies, news, recommendations, contact details. Explorer Dome Science Outreach for Schools - Local company offering an inflatable planetarium with interactive shows on topics from space to inside the body. Information on shows, quizzes and contact details. Magic Roundabout Nursery - Day care nursery with branches in Southville, also Walthamstow in London: curriculum, aims, contact details. One in Eight online - Educational charity and community project providing training, education and support for the disadvantaged, and members of the public in need of help or advice. Information on classes and services. Based in Bishopston. Redland School Now Campaign - Campaign group in support of the new Redland School (North Bristol Institute) project. News, factfile, information, issues and press section. Schoolsnet Guide to Bristol Schools - Directory of state and private primary and secondary schools in the LEA area: contact details and results summary. So What - Offers free web space to school staff and students. Requires registration. Stands For Education - Local independent provider of specialist INSET, advice and support to colleagues working in secondary schools: services, message board, resources, contact information. Stapleton Playgroup - Playgroup for under-5's registered with Ofsted: contact details, history and links. Tap - An online database of learning opportunities, compiled from information supplied by providers in Bristol, Bath and Northeast Somerset, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire and Somerset: search by subject or keyword. Technical and Education Services Ltd - Book publishers and educational consultants: catalogue and ordering details.

Colleges and Universities (4)
Language Schools (5)
Primary Schools  (28)
Reunions and Alumni  (6)
Secondary Schools  (27)
Specialist Centres (9) 

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

  • City of Bristol College - Large further education college with nine centres in the city: course details. vacancies, learning via the internet and contact details.
  • Nightline - A confidential listening and information service run by students for students: links, contact details and volunteer opportunities.
  • Speedwell Technology College - Local learning institution for 11-18 year olds offering a range of courses across the curriculum: information, students' area, parent's area and contact details.
  • Studentserve - Listings of accommodation, restaurants, bars, clubs, special offers, jobs and information for local students.

FILTON COLLEGE

Diploma in Production and Inventory Management - Course aims, content, entry requirements and enrolment information. Filcommedia - Film, communication and media studies at Filton College: course details and projects. Filton College - Course information, facilities, contact details and news from further education centre in North Bristol. Filton Econet - Offers advice, training and audits for health, safety and the environment. Includes schedule of courses, business services and details of free helpline.

UNIVERSITY OF BATH

University of Bristol - Official site with information on teaching, departments, services, courses, and research.

Bristol University Christian Union International Team - Details of events and advice for international students studying in Bristol. Directory of Experts - Database of academic staff willing to speak to the media as authorities on particular subjects. Durdham Hall - Offers information about the hall of residence for existing and new students, prospective summer guests and former residents. Site offers a photo tour of the hall, details of current staff and tutors as well as links to the JCR and Alumni websites. Professor GM Hughes - Personal site of this professor of Zoology giving personal and professional details including listing of academic publications. Research and Enterprise Development - The Research and Enterprise Development Division (RED) supports and promotes research at Bristol University. RED provides support for funding opportunities, proposals, contracts and intellectual property exploitation. Scanning Probe Microscopy at Bristol - Introduces the applications and techniques of SPM with image and movie galleries, conference announcements and research topics. The University of Bristol Students' Union - Information, services, local events diary, club and society links, welfare support from affiliate to National Union of Students.

UNIVERSITY OF WEST ENGLAND

ADMISSIONS

Clearing - Provides information about the latest clearing vacancies at UWE. Open Days - Details of day, evening, and lunchtime events to discover what UWE has to offer. Why Choose Bristol UWE? - Information for prospective students, including full-time, part-time, mature, disabled and international. Prospectus requests.

ALUMNI

Alumni - Lifetime Membership Services, providing details of former students, services and benefits, guestbook, statistics and information about further studies. Reunions - Details of forthcoming reunions and information for anyone thinking of planning an event.

CAMPUSES

  • Bower Ashton - Home of the Faculty of Art, Media and Design.
  • Frenchay - The main purpose built campus of the university.
  • Glenside - Based in Stapleton, Bristol and home the Faculty of Health and Social Care.
  • St Matthias - Home of the Faculty of Applied Sciences (Psychology) and the Faculty of Humanities. Located in Fishponds, Bristol.

DEPARTMENTS

Bristol Business School - Provides information for current and prospective students, details of its academic community and links with businesses. Faculty of Art, Media and Design - Offers full-time and part-time courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences - Overview of the faculty with news and events, details of undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses, research, links with industry and staff directory. Faculty of Economics and Social Science - The Faculty houses the disciplines of Economics, Politics and Sociology, as well as Gender Studies and European Social Studies. Includes details of courses, research, staff directory, contacts and student exchange. Faculty of Education - Information on initial teacher training, continuing professional development and research. Faculty of Health and Social Care - Introduces the faculty, with news and events, details of courses, research, current projects, links to its schools and campus information. Faculty of Humanities - Provides an introduction to the faculty, details of courses and research, projects and events. Faculty of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences - Provides overview of the faculty, course information, details of its language centre and links to its schools. Faculty of Law - Describes the faculty and provides information about undergraduate, postgraduate and professional studies and details of research programme. Faculty of the Built Environment - A large, multi-disciplinary faculty, covering a wide range of subjects relating to the natural and built environments: architecture, planning, housing, surveying, construction, local government, urban studies, geography and environmental management.

RESEARCH

BrisCIT Social Economy Development Project - Research project to establish the feasibility of an ICT agency for social economy organisations in Bristol. Centre for Appearance and Disfigurement Research - Psychological and interdisciplinary research in appearance, disfigurement and related studies. Details of aims and objectives, research, funding, staff and publications. Centre for Contextual, Public and Commemorative Art - Profile of the centre and its research activities. Centre for Critical Theory - Research focuses on core theoretical issues in the social sciences and humanities. Details of staff and publications. Centre for Environment and Planning - Promotes research on spatial planning, environmental management, land use, property, architecture and urban design. Centre for Fine Print Research - Research, conferences, exhibitions and publications relating to the development of quality, fine print both from a fine art perspective and an industrial perspective. Centre for Psycho-Social Studies - Research interests and theoretical positions which share in common a commitment to psychoanalytic and other non-rationalist understandings of the human subject and their application to organisational, social and political issues. Centre for Research in Education and Democracy - Explores the contribution of education to democracy and the democratic state, and the contribution of democratic procedures and relationships to education. Centre for Research in Plant Science - Details staff, publications and research into drought stress, free radicals, molecular genetics, auxin signalling and downy mildews. Cities Research Centre - Research on regional, urban and community issues. Details of projects, staff, events and publications. Community Information Systems Centre - Concerned with the uses and potential of information systems within communities. Provides details of activities, people, events and publications. Construction and Property Research Centre - Consultancy, case based research, theory based generic research, short courses and training across the whole range of construction and property disciplines. Digital Media Research Centre - Supports projects concerned with content creation through digital media. Employment Studies Research Unit - Details of recent and ongoing activities, profiles of staff and information about research opportunities within the unit which covers employee management, development and representation. Intelligent Computer Systems Centre - Advancing the understanding and application of intelligent software systems that are based on complex systems paradigms, particularly in highly interconnected and distributed systems.

LANGUAGE SCHOOLS

The English Language Centre - British Council accredited school: course information, FAQ, fees, enrolment details and location. The English Language Institute - Description, courses, contact details and location of establishment in Stoke Bishop. Language and Music for Life - International summer music and language courses: programme in Czech, English, Russian, Japanese, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese; contact details and mailing list. The Language Project - Details of English courses, teacher training, foreign languages, online exercises and contact details. OISE Bristol - English language courses for adults (aged 17 and over) in Clifton: profile, courses, lesson plans, booking form and location information.

PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Air Balloon Hill Infant School - Provide a history, description, slide show and aerial view of this Edwardian school in St George and information on its staff, governors and curriculum. Newsletter on-line. Badock's Wood Primary School - News, aims, Ofsted reports, curriculum, contact details, newsletters and vacancies for Southmead school. Begbrook Primary School - [Stapleton]. Prospectus, after hours club, kids pages, news and contact details. Bishop Road Parent Teacher Association - People who have a connection with the school and who put in their free time to organise community events: news, events, links and contacts. Bishop Road Primary School - Pages created by year 6 pupils. Bridge Farm Junior School - [Whitchurch] Includes details of clubs, homework, school council, calendar of events, kids area, school trips, gallery and prospectus. Bristol Grammar School - The only selective, co-educational independent school in the Bristol area. Includes facilities, curriculum, sport and activities, news and events. Bristol Steiner Waldorf School - [Redland]. Independent parent funded school covering primary years. Broomhill Infant School - Photographs, information, news and contact details for school located in Brislington. Christ Church School Clifton - Includes details on admissions, history, staff and governors, school council, after-school activities, calendar, news, gallery and curriculum. Cleve House School - Private Clifton institution preparing children for public school education: achievements and email contact. Colston's Primary School - [Cotham] Information, calendar, governors and contact details. Gracefield Preparatory School - [Fishponds] Small independent day school for girls and boys age 4 to 11. Profile, examples of pupils' work and contact details. Headley Park Primary School - News, gallery, curriculum, activities, events, achievements and contact details for school in the South West of the city. Highridge Infant School - News, achievements, aims, Ofsted reports and contact details for school in the South of the city. Hillfields Primary School - [Fishponds] Gallery of pupils' work, list of staff and governers and term dates for this school for children aged 3-11 years old. Horfield Church of England Primary School - Calendar, Ofsted reports, curriculum, newsletter, galleries and contact details. Luckwell Primary School - Information for parents and pupils, resources for teachers, pupil activities. Parson Street Primary School - Information on the school and facilities with photographs and pupils work. Redland High School for Girls - Junior School - Independent institution catering for ages 3-11: curriculum, activities and contact details. Romney Avenue Junior School - News, links, pupils' pages, gallery, school history and contact details for this Lockleaze primary school. St Anne's Infants' School - Newsletters, contact details and prospectus for school located in Brislington. St Mary Redcliffe Primary School - News, history and information on school for parents, pupils and the general public. Teyfant Community School - Primary school in Hartcliffe: history, school tour, gallery, class pages, awards and contact details. Two Mile Hill Junior School - Newsletter, prospectus, governors, pupils' pages and contact details. Victoria Park Community Infants School - News and information for pupils, parents and the general public. Westbury Park - Purpose statement, achievements and contact details for northwest establishment Weston Park Primary School - Includes school information, sports and games details, plus work examples.

REUNIONS

Bedminster Down School, 1955-1964 - Photographs and links to web sites of alumni. Old Cliftonian Society - News, links, branches, guestbook and events of alumni association for Clifton College. Old Colstonians in London - The alumni association for Colston's School, Bristol: news, history, members and contact details. Old Fairfieldians' Society - Alumni of Fairfield Grammar School: aims, membership, reunions, newsletter, events and contact details. St. Matthias Old Lags - Alumni of teacher training college in Fishponds, now the Humanities faculty of UWE: photos, reunions, message board and contact details. [Requires Flash]. UWE Alumni - Association for former students of the University of the West of England (formerly Bristol Polytechnic): news, reunions and membership information.

SECONDARY

Ashton Park Secondary School - Head's welcome, information, curriculum, news, PTA, reports, term dates and contact details. Badminton School - Independent girls boarding and day school: news, prospectus, contact details. Bedminster Down Secondary School - Comprehensive in South Bristol: vision statement, bulletin board, guest book, links, contact details. Brislington School - Curriculum, parents area, staff pages from South East city school. Bristol Cathedral School - Prospectus, faculties, news, choir, old boys information from central independent school. Bristol Grammar School - The only selective, co-educational independent school in the Bristol area. Includes facilities, curriculum, sport and activities, news and events. Clifton College - Independent public school: news, activities, virtual tour, Redgrave Theatre, links, contact details, prospectus. Colston's Collegiate School - News, results, virtual tour, information for parents, contact details for independent establishment in Stapleton. Colston's Girls' School - A selective independent day school for girls aged 10 - 18 in Central Bristol: news, diary, prospectus, contact details. Cotham School - Information, parents, staff and pupil pages, governors, timetables, homework schedule and contact details. Henbury School Bristol - Comprehensive with over 1000 pupils located in north-west Bristol, near the Blaise Castle Estate: prospectus, newsletter, results, contact details, alumni, photo gallery, links. Hengrove School - Vision, aims, prospectus, pupil's pages, policies of comprehensive on South East edge of the city. Lawrence Weston School - Curriculum, after school clubs, results, contact details for comprehensive on North West edge of city. Monks Park School - News, curriculum, general information about comprehensive on Northern edge of city. Parents Action for Secondary Education - Campaign group working to establish a new secondary school in North West Bristol: newsletter, meetings, contact details, links. Portway Community School - Comprehensive in Shirehampton: prospectus, results, news, diary, contact details. Portway Community School - Unofficial site for Shirehampton school: prospectus, awards, vision and contact details. Queen Elizabeth's Hospital School - Independent school for boys aged 11-18 in Clifton, Bristol: prospectus, fees, news, activities, events, reports, contact details. The Red Maids School - Profile, galleries, contact details, news and links from westbury on Trym girls establishment. Redland High School for Girls - Senior School - Independent establishment in West Bristol: facilities, results, reports, contact details. St Bede's Catholic School - Information, links, curriculum, reports, contact details for Roman Catholic comprehensive in Lawrence Weston. St Bernadette Catholic - [Whitchurch] Prospectus, new parent handbook and school plan. St. Brendan's Sixth Form College - Providing Catholic further education for the Bristol area: course information, news, former students area, vacancies and contact details. St George Community College - Learning Resource Centre and password controlled staffroom. St Mary Redcliffe & Temple School - Church of England Voluntary Aided establishment: mission statement, newsletter, departments, vacancies and contact details. St. Ursula's High School - A co-educational Catholic school for pupils aged 3-16 years. Full description of the senior, junior and nursery sections, including admissions, fees and history. Withywood Community School - News, links, achievements, contact details, prospectus from comprehensive located on the South Western edge of the city.

SPECIALIST CENTRES

Briarwood School - Local school for students with severe learning difficulties: news, parent information, pupil's pages, links, contact information. Claremont School - The site has been designed specifically for the children who are wheelchair users and also use assistive and/or augmentative communication systems. Elmfield School for Deaf People - Prospectus, links, homework club and contact details for establishment in Westbury on Trym. RDN Virtual Training Suite - University of Bristol tutorials for persons involved in education on how to use the internet in their academic fields: contact information, news, trainers details, message board. StageCoach Bristol - Local theatre skills training for youngsters. Class details and contact information. Technical Advisory Service for Images (TASI) - Supports the academic community on the creation, storage and delivery of image-related information, and also offers digitisation advice: resources, training, links and image sites. University of Bristol Continuing Education - Summary of lectures, courses and events from all faculties: directory, contact details, enrolment form. ZigZag Education and Computing Centre Pubclications - ICT and computing resources for teaching. Provides order forms and contact details.