Former hockey international helps Whitefield pupils stay mentally healthy

18 July, 2019

Commonwealth Bronze Medallist for hockey and Youth Sport Trust athlete mentor, Charlotte Hartley, visited students from Philips High in Whitefield recently, to raise awareness of the importance of mental health as part of the Greater Manchester Mentally Healthy Schools Project. Her visit was part of a pilot project, commissioned by Greater Manchester Health and Social […]

Stockport Primary School will put new education research into teachers’ hands

18 July, 2019

A Stockport primary school has been chosen to boost the quality of teaching in the region through better use of research. Alexandra Park, part of the Alliance for Learning Teaching School, has been named as one of the Education Endowment Fund’s (EEF) seven new Associate Research Schools, alongside 10 new Research Schools across the UK. […]

AFL helps Warrington UTC to an Ofsted Good

17 July, 2019

The Alliance for Learning Teaching School (AFL), part of Bright Futures Educational Trust, provides school improvement services and CPD to schools and colleges all over the region and beyond – and just one example of an educational establishment that has benefited from the wealth of outreach expertise is Warrington UTC. The Teaching School (AFL) has provided the University Technical College […]

Chartered College of Teaching Fellowship at Bright Futures

27 June, 2019

We are delighted to announce that two of our executive team have been awarded Chartered College of Teaching Fellowship Status. Dr John Stephens, CEO and Lisa Fathers, Director of Teaching School and Partnerships, join teaching professionals across the UK with this Fellowship (FCCT), which is held by the most committed teachers – and leaders and granted when they […]

Winning with wellbeing and sport

22 March, 2019

Students and staff recently attended the Youth Sport Trust (YST) Annual Conference in Coventry – and were shortlisted for and presented with a number of top accolades. Stanley Grove won the Outstanding Primary School PE Award, while Cedar Mount was presented with the Highly Commended Award in the Outstanding Secondary Schools’ PE category. Altrincham Grammar School […]