Standards soar with Singapore Maths at Rushbrook Primary Academy

01 August, 2016

Trial cohort at Rushbrook Primary Academy see significant rise in those achieving age related expectations Rushbrook Primary Academy in Manchester, a member of Bright Futures Educational Trust, has already recorded marked improvements in maths among its pupils thanks to being one of the first cohorts in the country to trial Singapore Maths. After completing their first academic year using […]

Welcome to Hew Ting Yuen, Head of School at Rushbrook Primary Academy

26 April, 2016

Bright Futures is delighted to welcome Hew Ting Yuen as the Head of School at the new Rushbrook Primary Academy, previously Gorton Mount Primary Academy. Hew Ting brings a wealth of knowledge, skills and abilities to the role and a real passion for the children, schools and local community having worked at Gorton Mount Primary […]

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 […]