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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

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…

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

Bury College art workshop

Budding Year 7 artists were invited to Bury College on a special trip to experiment with ghost painting and clay work. They enjoyed the trip immensely, and even got to…

Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music)
Bury College art workshop