St James

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We’ve been working with a primary school, the Academy at St James in Allerton, to produce news items for our daily, evening, Drive programme.

Coronavirus Audio Diaries

Broadcast: wed. 3rd February 2021 – Remote learning.

Broadcast: Wed. 17th June 2020 – Mr Brownsell.

Broadcast: Thur. 28th May 2020 – Mr Brownsell.

Broadcast: Thur. 7th may 2020 – Mr Wallis.

Broadcast: Thur. 30th April 2020 – Mr Brownsell.

Broadcast: Wed. 29th April 2020 – Mr Brownsell.

The Nature Reserve

A guide to the Nature Reserve by our reporters. Broadcast on 24th January 2020.

Live on About Bradford

Our Year 6 reporters came into the studio to talk to us live about their work for us in the last term as news reporters. Broadcast on 20th December 2019.

Advent Jingles – Christmas 2019

The children have made 24 jingles to cover the advent period in the run up to Christmas. They give us a countdown to the big day and are being broadcast daily on BCB. Listen to all 24 jingles in order below.


Broadcast: 19th February 2021 – Half-term reflections

Broadcast: December 2020 – Santa visits St James

Broadcast: December 2020 – Play Bradford

Broadcast: October 2020 – Harvest Festival

Broadcast: October 2020 – Back to school in Covid Times

Broadcast: October 2020 – Trip to St. Ives, Bingley

Broadcast: Wed. 7th July 2020 – Physical Activity!

Broadcast: Wed. 17th June 2020 – year’s 1 and 6 back at school, Black Lives Matter…

Broadcast: Mon. 8th June 2020 – changes in preparation for years 1 and 6 returning..

Broadcast: Fri. 29th May 2020 – Ascension Day and Mental Health Awareness Week..

Broadcast: Fri. 22nd May 2020 – What have you being doing this week? And, an interview with head teacher, Chris Tolson.

Broadcast: Thur. 14th May 2020 – VE Day Celebrations.

Broadcast: Fri. 8th May 2020 – Badminton, Spells, Potions, and food parcels…

Broadcast: Mon. 27th April 2020 – St Georges Day and more…

Broadcast: Mon. 20th April 2020 – Watch out for pirates….

Broadcast: Fri. 28th February 2020 – playing out in mud, and a maths quiz…

Broadcast: Fri. 14th February 2020 – a snapshot of the school

Broadcast: Fri. 7th February 2020 – dinner ladies, PE Teachers, and news of a trip away…

Broadcast: Fri. 31st January 2020 – cross country, art day, Dracula…

Broadcast: Fri. 17th January 2020 – non-uniform day, a ‘bronze award’ and things to look forward to…

Broadcast: Fri. 10th January 2020 – Happy New Year!

Broadcast: Fri. 20th December 2019 – Coverage of the Christmas Carol Service.

Broadcast: Fri. 13th December 2019 – A bulletin made independently by the group.

Broadcast: Fri. 6th December 2019 – We’re in the run up to Christmas…

Broadcast: Fri. 22nd November 2019 – How to pronounce Allerton, Winter Fair, and 33 days to Christmas..

Broadcast: Fri.15th November 2019 – Remembrance Day, YouTube, and a Birthday…

Broadcast: Fri. 8th November 2019 – First week back after the holiday, Halloween, Bonfire Night etc.

Broadcast: Fri. 25th October 2019 – Harvest Festival

Broadcast: Fri. 18th October 2019

Broadcast: Fri. 11th October 2019

Year 4 trip to Nell Bank Activity Centre

Broadcast: Fri. October 4th 2019

Production: Milena, Hifza, Jacey Leigh, Aston, Owen, Kian

South Asian Heritage Month

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South Asian Heritage Month is a month long celebration of South Asian cultures, people and histories. Find out more!

She Talks 2021

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A celebration of women across the Bradford District for the whole month of March. Join us for International Women's Day!

LGBTQ+ History Month

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Tune in for a unique range of distinctly Bradford shows on LGBTQ+ History Month.

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Sat 25th Jun 17:00 - 18:00

Angie C's Musical Adventure

Angie C's Musical Adventure!

So called because she never know's what she going to play until she gets there.

A musical adventure is a varied set of tunes she has come across that throughout the course of her life.

Presented by: Angie Carrington Listen Live

Black History Month

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Listen again to a selection of our Black History Month shows celebrating Bradford’s African & African Caribbean communities.

10 Today project

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Let's do 10 mins exercise on the radio! Join us 2pm every day on BCB Radio 106.6fm Read more

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