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. […]

Introducing Bright Futures SCITT

14 July, 2021

School-Centred Initial Teacher Training marks the start of the teacher development journey for many and, therefore, it is central to and firmly embedded into both Bright Futures Educational Trust and our Teaching School Hubs for Trafford & Salford and Manchester & Stockport. We are delighted to announce that our SCITT will now be known as […]

Mental Health First Aid training for students at Bright Futures

12 July, 2021

Students from Bright Futures Educational Trust attended an official Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training session organised by Lisa Fathers and George Thomas part of the Trust Central Team.  The training covers awareness of our student mental health and wellbeing, how to support themselves and others, as well as basic awareness around anxiety, stress and self-harm. Bright Futures Educational […]