Olympic Gold medallist & Hale Co McAuliffe lend support to AGGS hockey team

01 February, 2017

McAuliffe has teamed up with Olympic gold medalist, Darren Campbell MBE, to support Altrincham Grammar School for Girls’ (AGGS) rising hockey stars. The Hale-based brownfield specialist and the world-renowned sprinter’s company, PAS-Nutrition, have sponsored a new international touring kit for the AGGS team, which is due to compete in hockey matches in Barcelona this April. […]

Bright Futures Educational Trust welcomes John Stephens as the new CEO

19 January, 2017

Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Dr John Stephens CBE. John joins the Trust from his role as a senior civil servant in the Department for Education, leading on teaching schools and system leaders in the National College for Teaching and Leadership. He grew […]

Victoria from Altrincham Grammar School for Girls is Queen of the Pole Vault

12 January, 2017

    ALTRINCHAM Grammar School for Girls student Victoria Barlow had a remarkable year of achievements in pole vaulting. The 15-year-old, who only took up the sport two years ago, has gone on to be ranked second in the under-17s’ women’s pole vault and represented England last year at her first international event at Ashford […]

Nurturing parental engagement in sports

05 January, 2017

Lisa Fathers, Bright Futures Educational Trust Co-Principal, outlines the importance of parental engagement in sports The value of sport and wellbeing has been recognised for some time in the field of education. As an English/Drama teacher who is a Fitness Instructor in her spare time and a huge sports fan, I’m delighted: physical education has […]

South Shore Academy help to raise funds with a ‘Christmas Miracle’ song

01 December, 2016

What is the miracle? In the run-up to Christmas, students and staff at The Blackpool Sixth Form College are using their musical skills to send a powerful message about child poverty. A talented trio of teachers have composed and produced a song called  ‘A Christmas Miracle’ that aims to increase awareness throughout the country of […]