Manchester Teacher Wins School Biology Teacher Of The Year Award

28 June, 2014

Catherine Russell receives her award at the Royal Society on 26th June 2014 The 2014 Secondary School Biology Teacher of the Year award has gone to Catherine Russell from Altrincham Girls’ Grammar School in Manchester. The award, run by the Society of Biology, recognises outstanding biology teaching inside and outside of the classroom. Catherine said: […]

New Principal for South Shore Academy

16 June, 2014

Before joining South Shore Academy last July as a Consultant Principal in the Bright Futures Trust, the majority of Jane Bailey’s professional career was spent in schools in London and Manchester where she held a number of leadership roles including that of Headteacher. Her past experiences have shaped her core beliefs and philosophy of education.  For Jane, schools should be an […]

Liz Allen Receives CBE

13 June, 2014

Liz Allen, Consultant Head Teacher for Bright Futures Educational Trust, has received a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List announced today (14th June). Liz Allen, who has previously worked as Head Teacher in two outstanding schools, is using her considerable experience and expertise to support Bright Futures Educational Trust in driving up standards in […]

Bright Futures Educational Trust welcomes the new Head of Governance

11 June, 2014

Linda Groom studied Geophysics at University and subsequently worked in the oil industry.  However, being a life long learner, she then studied accountancy and progressed to becoming a tax consultant.  She worked for many years as a senior manager in one of the large accountancy firms which enabled her to gain a range of skills […]