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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 & Technology
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

Riding high: our BMX champion

Katie (Year 9) has been BMX racing since late 2015. She first got into cycling when her mum took her to the Velodrome at the National Cycling Centre for a Track Cycling session. Katie…

Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music & PE)
Riding high: our BMX champion

Fantastic results for our Maths Challenge team

Our team of four Year 10 ‘mathletes’ competed against 20 other schools at Bury College’s annual competition. Ms Greene, who accompanied the students, was very proud of their effort which…

Maths
Fantastic results for our Maths Challenge team

Year 10 coached on using social media to their advantage

We were delighted when Co-op Digital invited our Year 10 students to The Federation – a space in Manchester City Centre where digital innovators work together. Students met the team…

Communications (Languages/ ICT and Business Studies)
Year 10 coached on using social media to their advantage

Our show ‘The Wiz’ plays to sell-out crowds

Talented students from The Co-operative Academy of Manchester sold out the NWTAC Theatre in Moston for three nights from February 14th with their 2018 production – The Wiz. The Wiz…

Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music & PE)
Our show ‘The Wiz’ plays to sell-out crowds

Year 7 students develop their ‘Big Voices’

Just before February half term, a group of ten students from Year 7 graduated from our Big Voices project at a celebration event attended by Principal Mr Brice and the…

English
Year 7 students develop their ‘Big Voices’

Urban Care – our Young Enterprise group makes a difference to local people

Urban Care is our Year 10 Young Enterprise group. Urban Care runs as a social enterprise whose goal is to send care packages to the homeless. The students decided that…

Communications (Languages/ ICT and Business Studies)
Urban Care – our Young Enterprise group makes a difference to local people

Chess Club holds exciting tournament

Each week staff from around the academy, including the Maths Department, run a popular Chess Club. It’s open to any students who want to attend, from beginners to experts. Chess…

Maths
Chess Club holds exciting tournament