A Royal Reward

13 May, 2019

Students and staff from one of our academies were honoured to meet HRH Princess Anne this month, when they were invited to award-winning cloud host provider UKFast, to celebrate being awarded the Princess Royal Training Award 2019. The Royal visit took in a tour of the UKFast campus and as education partners of UKFast, Mrs […]

Manchester Marathon

26 April, 2019

The whole of Manchester cheered on thousands of runners as they took part in the Manchester Marathon on 7th April. We were delighted to see some of our Trust’s teachers and parents hit the streets for a fantastic cause – to raise money for their PTA! The AGGS teams raised a whopping £2.7k last year […]

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 […]

Global learning

28 February, 2019

We are always delighted to see BFET students start to spread their wings – and this term, we have seen huge numbers of pupils from AGGS do just that, with a range of fantastic educational adventures. Some Year 10 students were sent to Rome on an art expedition, while a group of Year 9 pupils […]

New Principal sets out vision for Cedar Mount

20 December, 2018

Mr Kal Hodgson is set to become the new Principal of Cedar Mount Academy, one of Bright Futures Educational Trust’s (BFET) secondary academies. Kal began teaching in 1995 following the completion of a Mathematics degree at the University of Sheffield and a PGCE (post graduate certificate in education) from the University of Newcastle. He has […]