The sad death of Jane Tweddle

24 May, 2017

A statement from Jane Bailey, Principal of South Shore Academy We are devastated at this sad news. Jane was a well-loved member of staff and our thoughts are with her friends and family at this terrible time. Jane was a truly wonderful friend and colleague to all of us at South Shore Academy. As our […]

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 […]

Connell Sixth Formers launch charity App after national competition win

15 March, 2017

Two Manchester students have just launched a ground-breaking new app after winning a national competition. Georgia-Leigh Wheeler and Sina Taavon from Connell Sixth Form College have created ‘DONATEiT’, an app which allows you to quickly share your unwanted household goods with charities, who can then use them, or sell them to raise funds*.  Their idea […]

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 […]