Energetic students take part in the first Bright Futures Educational Trust Sports Day

23 June, 2016

More than 150 students turned Manchester’s Event City Indoor Athletics Arena into their very own Olympics event for a day on 22nd June. Students represented their own schools from across the Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) joined forces to compete in the Trust’s very first Sports Day. The event, which was organised by BFET and […]

Rare railway opportunity for Wigan students

10 June, 2016

Students from Wigan are being offered a unique chance to forge a career on the railway. From this September up to 10 students who enrol onto an engineering course at Wigan University Technical College will also begin a two-year work experience placement with Network Rail. This is a Wigan UTC and Network Rail first. If this pilot is successful the […]

Connell Student wins Gold at the European Championships

10 June, 2016

Connell Student Lauren Williams won Great Britain’s second European Championship gold medal in only her second senior competition in Montreux, Switzerland. Lauren competed in and clinched the -67kg title by beating 2012 Olympic and 2015 World Championship silver medallist, Nur Tatar. This is a fantastic achievement by Lauren, having shown resilience and determination to get […]