Bright Futures Educational Trust is committed to providing the best possible opportunities for the children, young people, families and communities that we serve. Our schools work collaboratively across the Trust and with other partner schools and agencies to get the best for everyone.
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  • Connell girls win BIG!

    17th June 2019
    The Connell Women's First Team participated in two highly competitive leagues during this season. All them represented the college, the club and themselves in a professional manner, whilst playing some exciting and...More
  • Connell moves to Co-op Academies Trust

    1st April 2019
    As of today (1st April 2019), Connell has been adopted by the Co-op Academies Trust. This marks the end of an era with BFET and an exciting new adventure for 'Connell Co-op College'. Click on the image to read about the...More
  • Career Ready Success!

    20th March 2019
    On Tuesday 12th March at the University of Law in Manchester, we celebrated the graduation of our 2018 cohort of ‘Career Ready’ students. It was an evening filled with immense pride as we celebrated the achievements of...More
  • Alan Turing – BBC’s Greatest Icon of the 20th Century

    8th February 2019
    Alan Turing has been named the BBC’s Greatest Icon of the 20th Century, beating other Scientists including Marie Curie and Albert Einstein and eventually winning out of a group of finalists such as Muhammad Ali, David...More
  • Medical Mavericks

    18th December 2018
    Last week we were delighted to welcome the awesome ‘Medical Mavericks’ team to Connell. They are undoubtedly the UK’s No1 Careers, STEM & Sport Enrichment Experience! Our students, along with some visiting...More