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 […]

Energetic students take part in the first Bright Futures Educational Trust Sports Day

23 June, 2016

More than 150 students turned Manchester’s Event City Indoor Athletics Arena into their very own Olympics event for a day on 22nd June. Students represented their own schools from across the Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) joined forces to compete in the Trust’s very first Sports Day. The event, which was organised by BFET and […]