Head of Teaching School set to improve Health and Wellbeing across Greater Manchester

21 April, 2017

Lisa Fathers, Head of Teaching School and Bright Futures Educational Trust Co-Principal is thrilled to have been nominated and successfully become a member of the newly established Greater Manchester Children’s Health and Wellbeing Board. The board aims to improve prospects of children in Greater Manchester and improve consistency of outcomes between authorities. Multiple partners across Greater […]

Bright Futures Educational Trust welcomes Edward Vitalis as the new Finance Director

13 March, 2017

Bright Futures Educational Trust is delighted to welcome Edward Vitalis as the new Finance Director.  Edward comes with an extensive background in financial management, governance and has majored in transformational change management in the education and skills sector; not-for-profit, charities, private health and social care and within the NHS. He began his career with the […]

Cllr Anstee meets City Year UK’s Unity team at Cedar Mount Academy

16 February, 2017

Today City Year UK’s Unity team met with Councillor Sean Anstee, Leader of Trafford Council and Conservative party candidate for the Mayor of Greater Manchester. The team of 6 volunteers, supported by their Impact Officer, Hollie Walsh have been supporting students at Cedar Mount Academy in Gorton since January 2017. Sean visited the school to […]

Olympic Gold medallist & Hale Co McAuliffe lend support to AGGS hockey team

01 February, 2017

McAuliffe has teamed up with Olympic gold medalist, Darren Campbell MBE, to support Altrincham Grammar School for Girls’ (AGGS) rising hockey stars. The Hale-based brownfield specialist and the world-renowned sprinter’s company, PAS-Nutrition, have sponsored a new international touring kit for the AGGS team, which is due to compete in hockey matches in Barcelona this April. […]

Bright Futures Educational Trust welcomes John Stephens as the new CEO

19 January, 2017

Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Dr John Stephens CBE. John joins the Trust from his role as a senior civil servant in the Department for Education, leading on teaching schools and system leaders in the National College for Teaching and Leadership. He grew […]