Young Carers’ Awareness Day

08 February, 2019

Marton Primary has recently taken part in a competition to help raise money for young carers in the area. 31st January was ‘Young Carers’Awareness Day’ and schools all over the region were invited to take part in the event, to raise funds and promote the great work of Blackpool carers. Pupils came to school in […]

Blackpool Youth Summit

13 December, 2018

The first ever Blackpool Youth Summit was held recently and 14 students from Marton Primary Academy travelled to Blackpool & The Flyde College, Bispham Campus, to take part. They explored different social issues, working together with other young people to look at how they could create tangible plans to improve areas within their schools and […]

Little Riddlers

07 November, 2018

Eight students from Marton Primary Academy are published authors, as their poems were chosen to be part of a book by Young Writers. The organisation published the Little Riddlers poetry books as part of a nationwide competition, and Marton’s bards were chosen to feature in the “Lancashire Verses” version of the book, which is now […]

Marton makes it a GOOD with Ofsted

20 March, 2018

Blackpool’s Marton Primary Academy is celebrating a GOOD from Ofsted, following an inspection in February. The Whernside school was particularly praised for pupils’ progress in writing and mathematics as well as for the happy, inclusive environment and the support that Marton receives from its sponsor, Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET). Ruth Coupe, Principal of Marton, […]

Blackpool Schoolchildren turn media moguls

18 July, 2017

Students at Marton Primary Academy in Blackpool have enjoyed a media and writing training day, thanks to their Academy Trust. Lisa Fathers, the Head of the Bright Futures Educational Trust Teaching School, brought students from other Trust schools to work with the group of Year 4 children on a full day of media training. This […]