Marton goes to Egypt at Bolton Museum

28 October, 2019

Just one of the many fantastic school trips enjoyed across the Trust this month has been Marton Primary Academy’s visit to Bolton Museum, where Year Five pupils were given a tour of the Eqyptian Collection as part of their history learning. There, the children were enthralled with all the ancient Egyptian artefacts and enjoyed creating […]

Learning on a global level

17 October, 2019

Melland High School is in The Global Scholars Programme for the second time, following a great success last year. The programme is a ‘world classroom’ in which students learn about a specific topic and how it affects their lives and where they live, interacting by email in an ‘e classroom’ with international students, in a […]

AFL launches new School Direct Partnership

02 October, 2019

The Alliance for Learning Teaching School and SCITT (School Centred Initial Teacher Training) at Bright Futures Educational Trust have announced a new School Direct partnership programme with Culcheth High School in Warrington. This innovative partnership will open its doors to the first cohort of postgraduate trainee teachers in 2020. The programme will be spearheaded by […]

World record at AGGS?

26 September, 2019

Fund-raising and fun were the order of the day at AGGS recently, when the entire school joined together to attempt a record-breaking game of musical bumps. All the staff and students took part, taking sponsorships to raise money for The Ocean Cleanup. At last count, the total raised was nearly £2,000, which is a fantastic […]

Sporting successes to kick off the new school year

26 September, 2019

  We’re not long into the new school year but have already seen a number of great sporting successes from our academies. South Shore’s Year 7 boys’ football team has won its first tournament, while Cedar Mount’s Year 10 girls’ team kicked off the new term brilliantly – and Melland FC has already completed in […]