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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 in Manchester City Centre – a space in Manchester City Centre where digital innovators work together….

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

Stylish designs inspired by a fellow Mancunian

Our Year 10 Product Design students have been taking inspiration from Manchester’s Matthew Williamson to create their Acrylic USB Powered Light Project. Matthew Williamson is internationally renowned for his signature…

Science & Technology
Stylish designs inspired by a fellow Mancunian

Our students meet the Medical Mavericks

On Tuesday 6 February, our students met the Medical Mavericks. The aim of the visit was to raise awareness of careers within science, especially medical science. Many students aren’t aware…

Science & Technology
Our students meet the Medical Mavericks

Visit to the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool

Year 8 recently visited the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, which is dedicated to letting people ‘hear the untold stories of enslaved people and learn about historical and contemporary slavery.’ Students…

Humanities (History/Geography & RE)
Visit to the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool