Football focus for great girls’ webinar

14 May, 2020

Baroness Sue Campbell, Director of Women’s Football at the FA, was our guest of honour recently, when she joined the Alliance for Learning to host a webinar on girls’ football. Joining Director of Teaching School Lisa Fathers and Rachel Redmond, Senior Developing Manager at the Youth Sport Trust, Baroness Campbell discussed how to stay fit, […]

YOUTH SPORT TRUST AWARDS

02 March, 2020

The Youth Sport Trust (YST) is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year – and representatives from BFET were delighted to help this fantastic organisation celebrate last week, at its National Conference. All of our academies have been members of the YST for over four years. In that time our schools have built on their PE provision, […]

Former hockey international helps Whitefield pupils stay mentally healthy

18 July, 2019

Commonwealth Bronze Medallist for hockey and Youth Sport Trust athlete mentor, Charlotte Hartley, visited students from Philips High in Whitefield recently, to raise awareness of the importance of mental health as part of the Greater Manchester Mentally Healthy Schools Project. Her visit was part of a pilot project, commissioned by Greater Manchester Health and Social […]

Winning with wellbeing and sport

22 March, 2019

Students and staff recently attended the Youth Sport Trust (YST) Annual Conference in Coventry – and were shortlisted for and presented with a number of top accolades. Stanley Grove won the Outstanding Primary School PE Award, while Cedar Mount was presented with the Highly Commended Award in the Outstanding Secondary Schools’ PE category. Altrincham Grammar School […]

CMA on the Beeb

08 February, 2019

Staff and students at CMA were the stars of a national BBC news bulletin last week, to celebrate the success of the Mentally Healthy Schools Pilot, which has been delivered across the Greater Manchester region by our own Alliance for Learning, in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust. It’s success means that the government is investing […]