Gorton Mount Pupils Coached By National Squash Champs!

29 February, 2016

Earlier this month, students from Gorton Mount Primary Academy had the fantastic opportunity to attend the National Squash Championships at the Etihad Campus in Manchester. The youngsters witnessed a fantastic display of squash – with some of the best players in the world showcasing their skills. DMSF Programme and Volunteer Coordinator, Rebekah Wilson, told us […]

Fit for a prince? Montessori schools tackle ‘middle-class’ image

19 January, 2016

Prince George’s first day at nursery shone a spotlight on a teaching movement unfamiliar to many. But does the Montessori method deserve its reputation as the preserve of middle-class children? When the young prince arrived at the £33-a-day Westacre Montessori School in Norfolk last week, he perhaps reinforced perceptions of the movement as being for […]

Gorton Mount Welcomes New Executive Principal

01 September, 2015

Phil Mellen has been appointed as the new Executive Principal of Gorton Mount Primary Academy. Phil takes over from long-standing Principal Carol Powell. Phil is already extremely familiar with Gorton Mount, having cultivated a close partnership with the school in his role as Principal of fellow Bright Futures school Stanley Grove Primary Academy. Since his […]

Gorton Mount students join Mr Tumble on Stage at MIF

16 July, 2015

Year 4 students of Gorton Mount Primary Academy have found their voice after being a part of the renowned children’s entertainer Mr Tumble’s Manchester International Festival (MIF) show. The students joined Mr Tumble on stage as part of the show’s choir to peform songs new and old in front of a packed audience at Manchester’s […]