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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 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…

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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…

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Performing with the Manchester Chamber Orchestra and poet Mike Garry

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…

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Bury College art workshop

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

Talented students from the academy sold out the NWTAC Theatre in Moston for three nights from February 14th with their 2018 production – The Wiz. The Wiz is a retelling…

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