Young Poets of the Year Award

30 October, 2020

Two Sixth Form Students from AGGS have been selected as Commended Poets in the Foyles Young Poets of the Year Awards 2020. Run by The Poetry Society and Supported by The Foyle Foundation, this is the 22nd Year of the Awards which are firmly established as the leading competition for young poets aged between 11 […]

Black History Month

30 October, 2020

October was Black History Month and while all our academies embrace Black history throughout the year, the month does provide a good opportunity to focus even further on the subject. For example, at Cedar Mount Academy, Black historian Linford Sweeney delivered workshops to Y10 called ‘Introducing Black History’, ‘Ancient African Cultures and ‘Enslavement, Resistance and […]

Proposed Trust Merger

29 September, 2020

Bright Futures Educational Trust is delighted to announce that a proposal to merge with The Dunham Trust has been approved by the Regional School Commissioner Head Teacher Board. The Dunham Trust was formed in 2013 and comprises five schools in Trafford.  The significant benefits of merging with a larger MAT mean that the proposal is […]

Back with a bang

29 September, 2020

There’s no denying it, 2020 has been very different. And while we still don’t know exactly what’s around the corner, it’s been wonderful to see our academies open up this month and welcome students and staff back to learning together. Things are very different of course, but across the trust we have enjoyed celebrating the European Day of […]

Authors abound at AGGS

29 September, 2020

The English department at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls is beaming with pride this month, as a number of students are honing their writing skills brilliantly in the public domain. Year 10 student Freya has been selected as a finalist in the ‘Writing the Pandemic’ competition run by the University of Manchester School of Creative Writing. She […]