New outdoor play scheme is a big hit

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Woolavington Primary School has launched OPAL (Outdoor Play and Learning). The school has fantastic grounds and outdoor spaces, which are now fully utilised by children across the school at play and lunchtimes. OPAL was introduced firstly to…

INSPIRATIONAL FUTURA CHIEF EXECUTIVE WINS NATIONAL TEACHING AWARD

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Futura’s chief executive Andrea Arlidge has been honoured with a Silver Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Pearson National Teaching Awards. The win highlights the remarkable impact she has had on shaping the lives of thousands of children…

Ofsted praises ‘inclusive’ and ‘ambitious’ Clevedon School

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Clevedon School has been rated Good in all areas by Ofsted with the personal development of students judged to be Outstanding. Inspectors who visited the school at the end of April said that pupils achieve well and go on to reach meaningful…

ASPIRE ACADEMY CELEBRATES ‘GOOD’ OFSTED RATING

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An “ambitious and shared vision for school improvement” is benefitting nearly 100 children with special educational needs at Aspire Academy in Bath.  That’s the verdict of Ofsted inspectors who visited the school in April and rated it…

Award winning adventurer visits school's solar array

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James Levelle, a nature-centric award-winning filmmaker, adventurer, and storyteller, recently visited SBL Academy’s solar array, which has been installed as part of the school and Futura’s commitment to helping the climate crisis. James…