Proposed Trust Merger

29 September, 2020

Bright Futures Educational Trust is delighted to announce that a proposal to merge with The Dunham Trust has been approved by the Regional School Commissioner Head Teacher Board. The Dunham Trust was formed in 2013 and comprises five schools in Trafford.  The significant benefits of merging with a larger MAT mean that the proposal is […]

Back with a bang

29 September, 2020

There’s no denying it, 2020 has been very different. And while we still don’t know exactly what’s around the corner, it’s been wonderful to see our academies open up this month and welcome students and staff back to learning together. Things are very different of course, but across the trust we have enjoyed celebrating the European Day of […]

Authors abound at AGGS

29 September, 2020

The English department at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls is beaming with pride this month, as a number of students are honing their writing skills brilliantly in the public domain. Year 10 student Freya has been selected as a finalist in the ‘Writing the Pandemic’ competition run by the University of Manchester School of Creative Writing. She […]

Tech takes centre stage at Melland

29 September, 2020

Melland students and staff have been using technology across a range of subjects so far this term, as the ICT and media team have conducted some research into new technologies that can enhance teaching and learning in the classroom and beyond. The school has recently invested in a fantastic selection of new equipment, as we know that when teachers are digitally […]

Celebration … and relief!

25 August, 2020

So many things have been so different this year. Our Year 11 and Year 13 students completed their time in school with none of the usual rituals. There were no proper ‘leaving days’, no ‘proms’, no opportunities to celebrate together. Those nervous days outside the exam halls and the animated discussions after taking the papers […]