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 […]

Lisa Fathers to join Youth Sport Direct Board as Trustee

24 November, 2015

Lisa Fathers, Head of The Alliance for Learning Teaching School and Bright Futures Educational Trust Co-Principal is to join the Youth Sport Direct’s Board and support its commitment to using the power of sport to transform the lives of young people. Lisa joins the Board as the only school serving board member, her wealth of […]