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Continuous improvement: minutes from our December Parent Forum

A round-up of discussions from Parent Forum (December 2019) including the minutes

Spreading festive cheer across the generations

Around 100 senior citizens were welcomed by our students to our annual Senior Citizens Christmas Party on Wednesday 4 December, 2019. Our visitors were waited on by students from Years…

BBC visits to find out how we’re helping to build a stronger North Manchester community

Did you hear our students, parents and Principal on the radio on the morning of Friday 22 November? BBC Radio Manchester came along to find out some positive news stories…

World class ballet comes to Blackley

In November, we were delighted to host staff and students from the London Russian Ballet School for two very special performances of Ballets Russes and Beyond which featured music from…

Students published in our Writers’ Studio Anthology

In October our beautiful anthologies arrived of writing from our 2018-20 Writers’ Studio. The Studio is made up of Year 7 students who excel in their writing skills, and who…

English

Preparing for Year 10 work experience – a guide for parents and carers

Update: work experience has been cancelled due to Covid-19 This week we have launched work experience for Year 10 students.   What is work experience? Work experience will provide your…

Careers & work experience

Feedback from Parent Forum – helping to improve our academy

We are very grateful to parents who attended our Parent Forum with Principal Mr Brice in October. A number of topics were discussed over tea and coffee, including: How smooth…

Raising aspirations through our careers events

Our students have taken advantange of some wonderful opportunities recently, aimed at raising their aspirations and expanding their knowledge of the working world. The AWS Get IT Programme is a…

Careers & work experience

We launch our after-school clubs with a special fair

Students in Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 all had the opportunity to visit our Extra-Curricular Fair, and find out what after-school clubs we have to offer. Students had the…

Year 11 achieve record-breaking results for our academy

We were proud to welcome our Year 11 leavers today (Thursday 22 August 2019) as they collected their GCSE results. There were smiles, laughter and tears of joy as they…