Applications for Year 7 places in September 2018 are now open.

We recommend families visit our academy to:

  • find out why Ofsted say that we're GOOD with OUTSTANDING features
  • find out about our £14 million expansion plans to extend our state-of-the-art facilities
  • meet the students and staff who make our academy a fantastic place to study and work

You are welcome to visit our Open Day on Tuesday 26 September 2017, 5pm-7pm.

Alternatively, contact the Community Team to book a tour (0161 795 3005 or email

Secondary School Admissions

Although academies can control their own admissions policy, The Co-operative Academy of Manchester's governing body has agreed to follow the Manchester City Council admissions code.

This means that applications for your child to start in Year 7 in September are made through Manchester City Council. Full information on the process is available at  

Sixth Form Admissions

Students aged 16-19 who are interested in joining our Sixth Form should visit our Sixth Form page or contact Mr Heaney,  Head of Sixth Form. Please contact him via or by calling the main academy number 0161 795 3005. 

General Enquiries

Should you have any other enquiries which you would like to discuss with us before submitting your application, please contact Mrs E Atkinson using one or more of the following:

Please find full information on Manchester City Council's appeals guide - what to do if you do not get offered a place at your preferred school.