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COLLEAGUES LEARN FROM AND LEARN WITH EACH OTHER AT JOINT INSET

The first Futura joint INSET day of the year was a resounding success, with over 200 members of our primary and secondary networks coming together to share best practices and develop new approaches. The newly formed Futura networks are a fantastic opportunity for staff to collaborate with colleagues from different settings and explore their roles. […]

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PUPILS TAKE A LEAD ROLE IN IMPROVING WELLBEING

Post-Covid and in an ever-changing society, more and more adults and children are struggling with mental health issues. To combat some of these struggles and improve mental health, Puriton Primary School is implementing a peer mentor programme.  The programme is informed by research undertaken by the Anna Freud Centre and aims to enhance self-esteem, confidence, […]

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Futura Board selects next Chief Executive

We are delighted to announce that Gary Schlick has been appointed to be the next chief executive of Futura Learning Partnership. Mr Schlick, who is currently our deputy chief executive and director of education, will take up the role in September following the retirement of Andrea Arlidge. Mrs Arlidge’s career in education spans more than […]

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Futura conference helps ECTs develop new teaching skills

We believe in supporting our colleagues to advance in their careers and enhance their skills. Our program for professional and leadership development offers numerous opportunities to all our staff, including those who have just begun their teaching careers. We held our second early career teacher (ECT) conference of the year on Monday in partnership with […]

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SUN SHINES ON SCHEME THAT BENEFITS PUPILS AND PLANET

SBL’s new solar array is generating energy equivalent to powering 60 homes. Futura, in partnership with Bath and West Community Energy, managed the installation on the sports centre as part of our commitment to sustainability. It is expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 55 tonnes each year. The array also provides cost savings of […]

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Professional Development Opportunity – SEND Law, Funding and Myths

Monday 19th February, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm, at Chestnut Park Primary School, Wheatear Road, Yatton, BS49 4FW Delivered by Garry Freeman This is essential training for anyone working with children with additional needs that rely on receiving effective additional provision and support. Understanding SEND law is vital to ensuring your SEND children and families […]

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Experiences help bring learning to life

Our dedicated teachers strive to create memorable learning experiences for pupils. Here are a couple of examples from our primary schools. At St John’s in Keynsham, an online meeting with Roy, who shared his memories of World War Two, was the highlight of a Hook Day. Children also enjoyed dressing up as evacuees and building […]

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Tickenham Top of North Somerset League Tables

Congratulations to all members of the Tickenham team for their recent success in KS2 SATS. They are top of the North Somerset League Tables and 279th in the country for their results. This is a considerable achievement resulting from hard work and dedication by teachers and pupils.

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Staff Profile

Our staff profiles are dedicated to introducing you to some amazing colleagues who are committed to providing the best learning opportunities for our pupils. Recently we had the opportunity to have a conversation with Alex Maggs, who works as the social, emotional, and mental health assistant at Wellsway School. Who inspires you? I have an […]