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 […]

Marton Primary School Walk a Daily Mile to keep fit

10 October, 2016

A Blackpool school has joined a government fitness campaign and is urging others to do the same, to get the town’s children more healthy. Every afternoon, every child and member of staff at Marton Primary Academy in Whernside, Marton, puts on their trainers and powerwalks one mile – to great results. The scheme is part of the […]