Bright Futures Invests in Mental Health

13 July, 2017

Bright Futures Educational Trust has announced the appointment of 16 Mental Health First Aiders. Their appointments mean there are now two trained mental health professionals in each of the schools within the Trust, to ensure the students have the expertise available if needed. Lisa Fathers, Co-Principal at Bright Futures Educational Trust, comments: “10% of young […]

Head of Teaching School set to improve Health and Wellbeing across Greater Manchester

21 April, 2017

Lisa Fathers, Head of Teaching School and Bright Futures Educational Trust Co-Principal is thrilled to have been nominated and successfully become a member of the newly established Greater Manchester Children’s Health and Wellbeing Board. The board aims to improve prospects of children in Greater Manchester and improve consistency of outcomes between authorities. Multiple partners across Greater […]

Nurturing parental engagement in sports

05 January, 2017

Lisa Fathers, Bright Futures Educational Trust Co-Principal, outlines the importance of parental engagement in sports The value of sport and wellbeing has been recognised for some time in the field of education. As an English/Drama teacher who is a Fitness Instructor in her spare time and a huge sports fan, I’m delighted: physical education has […]

Head of Alliance for Learning Teaching School to advise elite Sports Managers on engagement

12 October, 2016

Lisa Fathers, Head of Teaching School and Bright Futures Educational Trust Co-Principal, will share effective parental engagement strategies with elite sports managers and coaches at national event. Lisa Fathers has been invited to the prestigious UK Sport and English Institute of Sport (EIS) Pathways Symposium on 12th October, presenting to staff working in GB performance pathways about […]

Alliance for Learning supports launch of the BBC Micro:bit

13 January, 2016

Our children are growing up in a digital world where mobile phones, computers and other electronic gadgets are a part of everyday life, and with the imminent roll out of the BBC Micro:bit for every 11-12 year old in the UK, the Alliance for Learning’s Science Learning Partnership are excited to be hosting a FREE […]