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Record turnout for our first Parent/Carer Forum of the year

Please find minutes from the Parent/Carer Forum as a downloadable PDF

Record turnout for our first Parent/Carer Forum of the year

“No nonsense and no excuses.” BBC runs a news story about our academy.

How our co-operative ethos has made a difference in Higher Blackley. On Sunday 14 October, the BBC website featured a news story about how the academy has transformed educational opportunities…

“No nonsense and no excuses.” BBC runs a news story about our academy.

Students find out what clubs are on offer at the extra-curricular fair

On Tuesday 25 September, students in Years 7-10 took time out of lesson to visit an extra-curricular fair. The stalls on the fair represented the many various after school clubs…

Students find out what clubs are on offer at the extra-curricular fair

Visit our new facilities [video]

This summer saw the completion of exciting new facilities for the academy’s students, including a new theatre and climbing wall, plus extra teaching spaces. The video showcases some of our…

Visit our new facilities [video]

Students celebrate their GCSE results

Year 11 students returned to the academy on Thursday 23 August to collect their GCSE results. After years of hard work, students finally found out what grades they had achieved….

Students celebrate their GCSE results

Academy supports new bee sculpture for the local community to enjoy

Our academy is proud to have been one of the sponsors of ‘Bee Blackley’: a major new sculpture for Plant Hill Park. It will be officially unveiled at a Family…

Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music)
Academy supports new bee sculpture for the local community to enjoy

Our new extension officially opened with a spectacular gala concert

Co-op Academy Manchester has doubled in size with the official opening last week of a new £18m extension, which has a 300-seat theatre, climbing wall, sports pitch and fitness suite….

Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music)
Our new extension officially opened with a spectacular gala concert

Year 7 experience a university-style lecture

Kimberley from Year 7 reports on a recent lecture she attended, designed to open Year 7’s eyes to the world of university education. “It was amazing! Year 7 have been…

English
Year 7 experience a university-style lecture

Meet the students teaching French in primary schools

At the academy we are always encouraging students to take on extra challenges and build their confidence and skills base. For some students, this means offering them the chance to…

MFL (French/Spanish)
Meet the students teaching French in primary schools

Year 8 football team makes the Manchester Schools League Final

We are really proud of our Year 8 football team who made it to the finals in the Manchester Schools League. The final was a well-fought game which remained level…

PE
Year 8 football team makes the Manchester Schools League Final