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 […]

Expansion at Melland

02 July, 2019

Due to a rise in the number of pupils across the city with complex needs, Manchester City Council is funding exciting expansion projects at Melland High School and other specialist support settings. Melland have had to think creatively and utilising existing office space and the large ground floor multimedia studio, two brand new ground floor classrooms will become available for the […]

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 […]

BFET student helps launch UK’s first ever Resilience Pathway

14 June, 2019

The UK’s first ever ‘Resilience Pathway’ has been unveiled this week in Blackpool and South Shore Academy was thrilled and honoured to be involved. Each paving stone on the pathway illustrates a “move” – an idea or suggestion – to help young people, their families and friends find a sense of belonging, cope with any […]