Bright Futures SCITT celebrates ITT expansion

09 December, 2021

Bright Futures Educational Trust is celebrating the recent growth of its School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) following the announcement of two new ITT partnerships for 2022. Bright Futures will work together with Co-op Academies Trust to facilitate their teacher training offer and this will include primary and secondary ITT.  We are also delighted to announce […]

AGGS named Best State Secondary School in the Northwest

07 December, 2021

Congratulations to AGGS having again been named ‘Best State Secondary School in the Northwest’ in Parent Power, The Sunday Times Schools Guide 2022. Stephanie Gill, Principal at AGGS, said: “We are delighted that the hard work of staff and students has been recognised in this award. We are proud of our students many achievements, not […]

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 […]