Contact us

Plant Hill Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester M9 0WQ

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0161 795 3005 (Term time: 8am - 5pm)
Key contacts
General enquiries

Please direct general enquiries to Mrs E Atkinson (Office Manager and Secretary to the Academy Leadership Team)

Principal and leadership team
Principal Mr S Brice
Senior Vice Principal Mrs M McMorrow
Vice Principals Ms R Hepworth, Mr J Knowles, Mrs G Marshall

 

N.b. Ms R Hepworth is currently on leave

Assistant Vice Principals Mrs J Baldwin, Mr R Haseler, Mr M Heaney, Ms M Peavoy, Miss L Waddington (associate)


Some of the key roles of our leadership team:

 

  • Mr Brice is responsible for the leadership and management of the academy.
  • Mrs McMorrow leads on the quality of teaching and learning, including staff training. She is the leadership team link for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
  • Mrs Marshall is our Designated Safeguarding Lead and leads on pastoral care and behaviour.
  • Mr Knowles leads on the curriculum offer and assessment, and careers.
  • Mrs Baldwin works with primary schools to support transition to secondary school.
  • Mr Heaney is the leadership team link for Year 11 and works to ensure they succeed in their exam year.

 

Key contacts: Year 7

LPSOs: Ms E McClean & Ms S Mitchell

Email: Y7@cam.coop

Academy Leadership Team link: Mrs J Baldwin, Assistant Vice Principal

Key contacts: Year 8

LPSO: Ms K Fitzpatrick & Mr J Blagbrough

Email: Y8@cam.coop

Academy Leadership Team link: Mr R Haseler, Assistant Vice Principal

Key contacts: Year 9

LPSO: Mr B Talabi & Ms J Thistlethwaite

Email: Y9@cam.coop 

Academy Leadership Team link: Miss L Waddington, Assistant Vice Principal

Key contacts: Year 10

LPSO: Mr B Graham

Email: Y10@cam.coop

Academy Leadership Team link: Ms M Peavoy, Assistant Vice Principal

Key contacts: Year 11

LPSO: Ms P Jackson

Email: Y11@cam.coop 

Academy Leadership Team link: Mr M Heaney, Assistant Principal

Chair of the Board of Governors

Mrs J Bates.

Please write to: FAO Chair of Governors, Co-op Academy Manchester, Plant Hill Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester M9 0WQ or email: enquiries@cam.coop (please put FAO Chair of Governors in the subject line).

 

Find out more on our governors page.

Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO)

Ms J McManus.

Visit our SEND page for full details about how we support students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Careers Officer and Work Experience

Mrs J Godfrey

As the academy’s Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) Officer, Mrs Godfrey leads the careers education and work experience programme.

Contacting the Co-op Academies Trust

Any complaint or concern should be raised via the Chair of Governors, this is clearly outlined in our Complaints Policy. The contact for our Governing Body is – FAO Chair of Governors, Co-op Academy Manchester, Plant Hill Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester M9 0WQ or email: enquiries@cam.coop (please put FAO Chair of Governors in the subject line)

 

Following this should you still wish to contact the Co-op Academies Trust, you can write to the Central Team at X99 Co-op Academies, 8th Floor, 1 Angel Square, Manchester, M60 0AG. (Please mark all envelopes with X99 to ensure it reaches the Trust.)

Requests for paper copies

If you require paper copies of any of the information on this website, please contact the Website Manager on 0161 795 3005 or email community@cam.coop.

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