The Alliance for Learning Teaching School chosen by Oak

18 June, 2021

The Alliance for Learning TSA has been chosen to provide the PSHE (RSHE) curriculum and lessons for the Oak National Academy. Directed by Director of Teaching School Lisa Fathers, with input from a number of Alliance member schools, it will provide a virtual PSHE department for the nationwide on-line learning platform, delivering the overall PSHE […]

Blackpool’s Virtual Pop Idol

18 June, 2021

Huge applause goes out to South Shore, as two pupils have been successful in the famous annual Blackpool Pop Idol contest! Kaitlyn Fraser in Year 9 won the Key Stage 3 competition with Amy Howard in Year 10 gaining 3rd in the Key Stage 4 contest. Both received medals and trophies from Blackpool Music Service […]

A true celebration of collaboration

04 June, 2021

Lisa Fathers, Director of Development, Partnerships & Teaching School Hubs at Bright Futures Educational Trust, has won the inaugural School Collaboration Award at the Nexus Education Awards 2021. The ‘School Collaboration Award’ seeks to recognise a leader bringing schools together to enable collaboration within education, with peers asked to nominate their worthy winners. Lisa said […]

Melland keeps it moving in Manchester Sports Competition

27 May, 2021

Melland Sixth Form students were recently given the fantastic opportunity to access the Annual Inclusion Track and Field competition in Manchester, competing against other schools in the city in a range of events. Organised by Manchester PE Association, the competition ensured that all the athletes, staff and leaders followed strict Covid guidelines so that everyone […]

Elmridge excels with Arts Award

26 May, 2021

Bravo to Elmridge Primary School! The school has been awarded the prestigious Artsmark Gold Level Award which recognises the hard work of students and staff over the last three years, during which time all areas of the arts have been explored and enjoyed. There have been wonderful experiences such as visits to art galleries, musical […]