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Our students stage a dramatic production to commemorate Armistice Day

On Monday 12 November, students from all Year Groups staged a powerful performance to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music), Humanities (History/Geography & RE)
Our students stage a dramatic production to commemorate Armistice 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…

Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music)
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….

Expressive Arts (Art/Drama/Music)
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…

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

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