Friends Of

Bright Futures School

Friends of Bright Futures School (FBFS) is the school’s parent/teacher association of Bright Futures School for children with autism.

The aim of the Association is to advance the education of pupils in the school in particular by:

  • Developing effective relationships between the staff, parents and others associated with the school.
  • Engaging in activities or providing facilities or equipment, which support the school and advance the education of the pupils.

FBFS is a charity and our registration number is 1153766. We have our own bank account and our main purpose is to raise funds to augment the social and educational experience of pupils at school and to foster good relationships between school, pupils and parents.

Membership of FBFS is open to a) parents, guardians or carers of any pupil currently attending the school and b) teaching and non-teaching staff currently employed by the school or any person over the age of 18 wishing to offer appropriate support or help to the school and who is accepted by the Committee as a Member.

Please email the school office ( if you are interested in supporting Bright Futures School through FBFS.

Name FBFS Position Relationship
Robert Cragg Chairperson Friend of School
Vacant Treasurer Vacant
Eppie Nicholls Secretary School Administrator
Zoe Thompson Committee Member Head of Development
Mechel Gwinneth Committee Member Parent / Member Organiser
Vacant Committee Member Vacant
Vacant Committee Member Vacant

How to Become a Friend of Bright Futures School

Please email the school office ( if you are interested in supporting Bright Futures School through FBFS.

Action Together - Quality in Action Award

We have recently raised sufficient funds to purchase our own mobile defibrillator and all staff have now  been trained to use it (although we are hoping we don't have to!)

We  have a  Go Fund me appeal to support parents of pupils and prospective pupils at Bright Futures School who have to go to SEN Tribunal to challenge inadequate educational provision in their child’s Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). If you would like to make a donation, please contact Zoe Thompson at school.

Thank you for your support.