Parents of children at one of the region's largest secondary schools are outraged at a decision to axe 22 members of staff.
We've got pupils in the school sitting GCSEs. Are they going to have extra support who needs it? Not just our children but every child that attends this school.
The redundancies come as Brislington Enterprise College in Bristol converts from local authority control to academy status this weekend. Its new principal says she must cut costs, but there are concerns about the impact on pupils.
The head, who is also the regional director for Oasis, told me the school has been failing its pupils for years.
We had a structure which was complex and wasn't serving the needs of children already.
I inherited a school where the financial position was very troubled and it needed to be addressed regardless of who was responsible for the children within the college.
A school in Bristol has apologised for listing UKIP as a racist organisation in a lesson.
The party was featured on a slide of far-right groups for a discussion about tolerance. Bridge Learning Campus in Hartcliffe says it was a mistake and has taken steps to ensure it won't happen again.
The school says it has apologised to UKIP which has thanked it for its "prompt and appropriate response".
The slide was used in a class discussion about community relationships and tolerance, and was designed to stimulate debate among our pupils.
It was a mistake for UKIP to have been listed along with the other groups, and I have apologised to the party for its inclusion.
The reference has been removed from the slide and the teacher concerned has apologised and we have taken steps to ensure it will not reappear in future.
The Childcare Minister has visited Bristol to announce a £60,000 investment for a nursery in St Paul's.
It is part of a national project to improve learning for children from less affluent areas.
You can watch Ken Goodwin's report below.
A plan to sell the Winter Gardens in Weston-super-Mare for one pound has been approved by councillors this evening.
It's part of a deal under which the local college will take over the facility and build a £15 million law academy on the site, though the main part would still be available for community use.
Pupils at St Mark's in Worle have kept us feeling festive this week, with the enduring Christmas tradition of carol singing.
We enjoyed their lovely performance of Love Came Down (I had a dream that I was standing on a hillside), by C.S. de Whalley and Andy Piercy.
Carols have been playing a key part to Christmas for centuries. Staff at St Mark's School in Worle near Weston-super-Mare have chosen a more modern work for their pupils to perform to get us in the festive mood.
Here the children are with Candlelight Carol - composed by a modern master of carols - John Rutter.
Councillors have voted to close the troubled Grange School at Warmley, which is in special measures and a poor state of repair.
The government has promised money for a Studio School to be set up on the site specialising in hi-tech engineering and creative media.
The admissions criteria for the new Studio School are set to be the same for other South Gloucestershire secondaries, so it looks likely that all Grange pupils who wish to move on to the studio school will be able to do so.
The Duke of York is in Swindon today, opening the University Technical College.
He has been chatting to students at the new college, which will educate 600 young people, helping to prepare them for work or university.
The Duke is patron of an educational trust, and has said he is passionate about creating opportunities for young people in engineering and manufacturing.
Councillors in South Gloucestershire will decide tonight whether to close The Grange School in Warmley by 2017.
The government has already promised money for a new so-called Studio School, but Kingswood MP Chris Skidmore worries this could be withdrawn if the Grange remains open.
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