Acre Hall achieves Artsmark Gold standard

24 November, 2021

Congratulations to Acre Hall Primary School which has achieved the prestigious Arts Council Artsmark Gold Level Award, recognising both the raised profile of the arts across the school and the hard work of both students and staff during the past three years. Acre Hall has continued to strive for excellence in the arts, adapting practice to […]

Marton win inaugural Fit2Go Games in Blackpool

15 November, 2021

Out of all of the Primary Schools in Blackpool, Marton Primary Academy emerged victorious in the Fit2Go Games 2021. Fit2Go is the health and well-being programme from Blackpool Football Club Community Trust (BFCCT) which is delivered in every primary school in Blackpool. Due to COVID-19 restrictions at the time, classes took part in a range […]

A celebration of Black history

03 November, 2021

Our schools and academies embrace learning about Black history throughout the year, but October always presents more opportunity for celebration as part of Black History Month. At Elmridge Primary School, Year 4 students learned about the inspirational Lilian Bader, one of the first Black women to join the British armed forces, students were amazed by […]

Welcome to the new Head of School at Acre Hall – Colin Catherall

08 October, 2021

We are delighted to announce that Colin Catherall has been appointed as the new Head of School at Acre Hall Primary School. Colin took up his headship at the start of the new school year, following the early retirement of Ashlea White who successfully led the school for seven years. Colin said: “I am absolutely […]

Ministerial Visit to Cedar Mount Academy and Melland High School

01 October, 2021

The Baroness Barran MBE (pictured here with Cedar Mount Academy Student Leaders Ahmed and Tiffany) visited two Bright Futures Educational Trust academies, Cedar Mount Academy and Melland High School, on Wednesday 29 September 2021, during her first round of ministerial visits as the newly appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education. […]