The Guardian: Interview with Carol Powell, Principal of Gorton Mount Primary Academy

19 June, 2013

Headteacher Carol Powell talks about the headteacher mentors that helped her take on a challenging role at the troubled Gorton Mount primary. To view the article, which was published by the Guardian Teacher Network, please visit  How did you become a head? I started my career working in museums for seven years, first in research […]

Dana Ross-Wawrzynski made Dame in Queen’s Birthday Honours

15 June, 2013

Dana Ross-Wawrzynski, Executive Head Teacher of Altrincham Grammar School for Girls and the CEO of the Bright Futures Educational Trust has today been recognised for her outstanding achievements in education, being made a Dame in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Dana Ross-Wawrzynski has dedicated over 30 years to the teaching profession, and is one of the […]

Bright Futures Director wins international award

11 June, 2013

Gary Copitch, Chief Executive of People’s Voice Media and Director of the Bright Futures Educational Trust, has won an international award for ‘giving a voice to disenfranchised communities’. Gary was awarded the Leonardo European Corporate Learning Award 2013 “Crossing Borders”, having been recognised for his work as Chief Executive of People’s Voice Media (PVM) – […]