Bright Futures Academy helps get Greater Manchester moving

19 October, 2018

Daily Mile founder Elaine Wyllie was welcomed to Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) school, Stanley Grove Primary Academy this week, as part of a mission to get the northwest region moving. Stanley Grove was one of the schools chosen as the location to celebrate Manchester’s commitment to transforming the health and wellbeing of its 2.8m […]

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 […]