Altrincham teacher performs own story for first time at Manchester Literature Festival

29 October, 2013

Anna Clark, English teacher at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, which is part of the Bright Futures Educational Trust, performed her own short story at the Manchester Literature Festival. Clark, who writes under the name of Anna Mainwaring, read from ‘The Elephant who walked to Manchester’ at the launch event of the ‘Timelines’ anthology at […]

Manchester primary pupils create giant artwork for ‘Big Draw’

18 October, 2013 Big Draw

Pupils at Stanley Grove Primary Academy, part of the Bright Futures Educational Trust, have got their creative juices flowing this week with the ‘Big Draw’ – an international campaign that encourages people to draw. Patroned by Andrew Marr, the campaign is seeing 200,000 people of all ages in 15 countries taking part in 900 events […]

Melland High School selected to play with NBA ahead of global tour

08 October, 2013 Melland High NBA

Students at Melland High School were specially selected to play basketball with the NBA this week, as part of the Special Olympic programme which supports children and adults with learning difficulties and disabilities. Melland High School, a special educational needs school which is part of the Bright Futures Educational Trust, played in the ‘Unity Game’ […]

Ofqual recruits Dame Dana Ross-Wawrzynski as Board member

04 October, 2013

Dame Dana Ross-Wawrzynski has been appointed to serve on the Ofqual Board for three years. Ofqual Chair, Amanda Spielman, said: “I’m always delighted to welcome new members to the Board and am excited by the wealth of experience and knowledge that these appointments bring.” Dame Dana Ross-Wawrzynski is chief executive of the Bright Futures Education […]