The First Trust Conference: ‘Living Our Values’

30 May, 2014

Around 500 teaching and associate staff together with invited guests attended the first ever trust conference on the 23rd May held at the beautiful venue of Gorton Monastery in East Manchester. The Conference was opened by Dame Dana Ross-Wawrzynski DBE who explained in her welcoming speech that the purpose of the day was for everyone […]

Planned new free school for Altrincham could open its doors as soon as September 2015

28 May, 2014

Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET), which is sponsored by Altrincham Girls and has six other member schools, plans to open ‘The Bright Futures Primary Academy’ as soon as September 2015. An application is yet to go before Trafford Council’s planning committee, but council leader, Sean Anstee, has expressed his support for the scheme. BFET have described […]

Greater Manchester Bright Futures School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) Success

22 May, 2014

Bright Futures Educational Trust has been accredited as a provider of School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) by the National College for Teaching and Learning. The Trust is one of the first to be designated in the region, in recognition of its long history of outstanding teacher training provision. The Greater Manchester Bright Futures SCITT […]

COO of Bright Futures to visit Parliament to mark launch of new mindfulness group

20 May, 2014

Amanda Bailey, COO of Bright Futures Educational Trust, is visiting parliament this week on the back of the announcement of a new ‘All Party Parliamentary Group’ (APPG) in Mindfulness which launched last week. The group offers an exciting opportunity to bring policy makers together in conversation with academics and practitioners to consider how the evidence […]

Bright Futures Educational Trust welcomes new Principal for Cedar Mount Academy

09 May, 2014

Bright Futures Educational Trust has announced the appointment of Pat Riceas Principal of Cedar Mount Academy in East Manchester. Mr Rice joins from Oasis Academy MediaCityUK, where he has been interim Principal since 2013. He was previously Associate Principal of both Oasis MediaCityUK and Oasis Oldham, where he worked to improve standards, progress and outcomes […]