East Manchester students win national cheerleading award

30 July, 2013

A cheerleading team from Melland High School, part of the Bright Futures Educational Trust, has won a prestigious UK Cheerleading Association award at a championship held at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester. The Melland High cheer squad came top of the disability category with a performance so captivating it prompted one of the judges […]

East Manchester pupils reenact First World War in arts initiative

26 July, 2013

Pupils at Gorton Mount Primary Academy, part of the Bright Futures Educational Trust, have collaborated with the Manchester Arts Education Initiative to produce a drama performance based on World War I. Manchester Arts Education Initiative was established by Manchester City Council in 1993 and creates arts projects for schools and other educational institutions. This year’s […]

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls awards £3,000 to charity

24 July, 2013

Students from Altrincham Grammar School for Girls have awarded £3000 to Manchester based Booth Centre, a day centre for homeless people, through the Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) .  Year 9 students at the school, which is part of the Bright Futures Educational Trust, have been working closely with the YPI since January. The initiative is […]

Music initiative to shine on East Manchester pupils

15 July, 2013

Three Bright Futures Educational Trust partner schools have been selected as key drivers of the Hallé ‘Shine on Manchester’ project, a Hallé orchestra academic initiative for primary pupils across Greater Manchester. Stanley Grove Primary Academy in Longsight and Gorton Mount Primary Academy and Cedar Mount Academy in Gorton will be part of this cultural project, […]