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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

News: lowest absence rates of any Manchester high school

It’s official – our academy has the lowest absence rates of all high schools in Manchester for another year running! In the latest report from Manchester City Council’s Attendance Board…

News: lowest absence rates of any Manchester high school

Brilliant Club graduation event

The Brilliant Club aims to widen participation at the best universities in the country. 10 students have participated in weekly university-style tutorials at the academy with a PhD student –…

Science
Brilliant Club graduation event

Annual Report 2017 – the benefits of being a Co-op Academy

Today the Trust’s Annual Report is published, which covers the period up until the end of 2017. Our academy benefits enormously from being part of the Trust whilst still operating…

Annual Report 2017 – the benefits of being a Co-op Academy

Year 9 perform their children’s theatre shows

Year 9 Drama students performed in front of a wonderful audience of Year 6 pupils at Blackley E-ACT Academy as part of their Drama course. The students had been creating…

Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music)
Year 9 perform their children’s theatre shows

Performing with the Manchester Chamber Orchestra and poet Mike Garry

Year 9 Music students had the chance to rehearse and perform a piece of music with the Manchester Chamber Orchestra and poet Mike Garry at a special event at the…

Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music)
Performing with the Manchester Chamber Orchestra and poet Mike Garry