Joan Ellison

Wellsway mourns founding teacher Joan Ellison

Joan Ellison, who notched up half a century at Wellsway School, has died at the age of 86. Joan was the last of the five original teachers who were at Wellsway when it opened in 1956, unusually with a secondary modern and a grammar on the…

Black history month at Bedminster Down School

October is Black History Month in the UK, an event that has been celebrated nationwide for more than 30 years. The month was originally founded to recognise the contributions that people of African and Caribbean backgrounds have made to the…
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Futura Learning Partnership's Newsletter: October 2022

Futura Learning Partnership's Newsletter: October 2022 (Pdf)
Clevedon Learning Trust and Futura Learning Partnership


Futura Learning Partnership has received formal approval from the Department for Education to join forces with Clevedon Learning Trust. The planned merger will create a trust comprising 27 schools - one special, 20 primary and six secondary…
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Futura Learning Partnership's Newsletter: September 2022

Futura Learning Partnership's Newsletter: September 2022 (Pdf)  
The Futura Learning Partnership’s orchestra and choir performing Avona at The Forum, Bath, Septem-ber 2022

Futura musicians put on fantastic show

Pupils and staff from ten Futura Learning Partnership schools got the academic year off to a spectacular start by performing their own Oratorio at Bath Forum. The musical piece was composed for us by Phil Dixon. He began last year by visiting…
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HM Queen Elizabeth II, 21 April 1926 - 8 September 2022

On behalf of our entire community of schools, we offer our sincere condolences to the Royal Family on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We are profoundly grateful for the life and legacy of  Her Majesty and we offer His Majesty…
Students opening their GCSE results at Wellsway School August 2022


Students at our secondary academies notched up some impressive results in GCSE and equivalent qualifications after two turbulent years of Covid-interrupted learning. The grades achieved show that, despite the challenges that life has thrown…
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Students in Futura Sixth triumphed in their first public exams, achieving very strong results in A-level and vocational qualifications. These were the first formal public exams Year 13 had taken following the cancellation of their GCSEs two…
A selection of cakes from Saltford's Bake-off competition at their summer fayre 2022

Bake-OFF’s Giuseppe is star guest at summer fair

Saltford’s summer fair was back in all its glory, themed around the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. It was also a major part of this year’s Saltford Festival opening weekend. The PTA did a fantastic job of putting on the fair, and sincere…