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Record turnout for our first Parent/Carer Forum of the year

Please find minutes from the Parent/Carer Forum as a downloadable PDF

Record turnout for our first Parent/Carer Forum of the year

Film screening and lecture – students invited to think about how well Hollywood celebrates diversity

Dr Wilson ran a fascinating lecture on Wednesday 17 October on the film Black Panther. Popcorn was provided along with a lecture on this question: Hollywood has been praised for…

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Film screening and lecture – students invited to think about how well Hollywood celebrates diversity

“No nonsense and no excuses.” BBC runs a news story about our academy.

How our co-operative ethos has made a difference in Higher Blackley. On Sunday 14 October, the BBC website featured a news story about how the academy has transformed educational opportunities…

“No nonsense and no excuses.” BBC runs a news story about our academy.

Students find out what clubs are on offer at the extra-curricular fair

On Tuesday 25 September, students in Years 7-10 took time out of lesson to visit an extra-curricular fair. The stalls on the fair represented the many various after school clubs…

Students find out what clubs are on offer at the extra-curricular fair

Visit our new facilities [video]

This summer saw the completion of exciting new facilities for the academy’s students, including a new theatre and climbing wall, plus extra teaching spaces. The video showcases some of our…

Visit our new facilities [video]

Students celebrate their GCSE results

Year 11 students returned to the academy on Thursday 23 August to collect their GCSE results. After years of hard work, students finally found out what grades they had achieved….

Students celebrate their GCSE results

Looking back on Sports Day

A highlight of the school year is our Sports Day, which happens in late July just before the summer break. For the past few years the entire academy has travelled…

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Looking back on Sports Day

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…

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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….

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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…

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Year 7 experience a university-style lecture