Bright Futures Academy Trust appoints Cilla the therapy dog

26 June, 2017

There’s a new member of staff at Bright Futures Educational Trust – and this one has four legs. Cilla has joined the northwest trust as a Therapy Dog. A four-year old pug who has already worked as a care dog, she is just about to complete a final eight-week dog therapy training course, and will […]

Bright Futures Educational Trust welcomes Edward Vitalis as the new Finance Director

13 March, 2017

Bright Futures Educational Trust is delighted to welcome Edward Vitalis as the new Finance Director.  Edward comes with an extensive background in financial management, governance and has majored in transformational change management in the education and skills sector; not-for-profit, charities, private health and social care and within the NHS. He began his career with the […]

Bright Futures Educational Trust welcomes John Stephens as the new CEO

19 January, 2017

Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Dr John Stephens CBE. John joins the Trust from his role as a senior civil servant in the Department for Education, leading on teaching schools and system leaders in the National College for Teaching and Leadership. He grew […]

South Shore Academy starts school year with high praise from Ofsted

23 September, 2016

A Blackpool secondary school is celebrating a strong report from Ofsted as it looks forward to its 50th Anniversary year . South Shore Academy on St Anne’s Road, Blackpool, welcomed Ofsted for its latest inspection in July and this week received official notification of the visit, which has highlighted its progress. Having met with students, staff, […]

Connell Sixth Form College Celebrates Results Day Success

19 August, 2016

Students, parents and teachers alike have been celebrating the success of the A Level results at Connell Sixth Form College after a 98 per cent pass rate was achieved across the board. The results, which show an improvement on last year, mean that many of the College’s cohort will be attending their first choice university come […]