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Students release their latest Radio Club broadcast

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Listen to CAM's Radio Club broadcast #4 (March 2017) Radio Club visit Angel Square to find out about Fairtrade, plus they interview stars of The Monstrum and talk about a Handball tournament.  All broadcasts can be heard on our Radio Club page.  

Year 9 parents -please trial our Parents' Evening online system

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Year 9 parents and carers are invited to trial our online appointment booking system: Parents's Evening for Year 9 is on Tuesday 28th March. Appointments can be made from 4pm to 6pm and staff will be available until 6.30pm if you stuggle to find a suitable appointment slot.

Join our next Parent Forum meeting - 22nd March

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Parent Forum is a chance for our parents/carers to meet senior academy staff and share their ideas for the continuous improvement of the academy. Wednesday 22 March, 5pm - 6.30pm. If you are able to join us, please complete the short survey at and tell us what topics matter to…

Grease is the word in fantastic production

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Students from Years 7-11 performed in front of sell-out audiences for their three-night run of Grease the musical on February 8th, 9th and 10th. In addition, our talented students ran the lights, sound, changed the scenery and provided the live music.   PHOTO GALLERY: The cast spent twenty weeks rehearsing…

Academy Life magazine - read the latest issue

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Read our latest Academy Life magazine here. In this edition: Years 7 and 8 go on a Virtual Reality expedition Year 9 get enterprising in the Dragons' Den Meet our Year 10 and 11 prefects

Grease is the word: watch the trailer for our production

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Grease the musical hits the CAM stage on Wednesday 8 February for a three night run. Watch the trailer! For full information and to buy tickets online, visit our Grease page - click here.

Year 7 get to grips with Fair Trade at Co-op head office

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Our sponsors the Co-op organised a brilliant Fair Trade conference for students from the Co-operative Academy of Manchester and seven other schools which the Co-op sponsors.    Our Year 7 students took part in workshops to learn about how choosing Fair Trade products makes a difference, including how farmers in developing…

Building expansion update from the Director of the Trust

    • The business of learning, the art of success
We are in the process of writing to local residents to update them on the progress of our building expansion work.  The following is taken from a letter from Frank Norris, Director of The Co-operative Academies Trust. As you may have heard, The Co-operative Academy of Manchester, part of The Co-operative Academies Trust,…

Parent Forum – a chance for parents/carers to discuss ways to improve the academy

    • Mr Brice, Principal
The next Parent/Carer Forum takes place on Wednesday 1 February 2016, from 5pm to 6.30pm. What is it? The Forum is a chance for parents and carers to sit down and have a tea or coffee with the Principal/senior leaders and discuss how we can make the academy even better. You…

Parents & carers - complete our annual survey for a chance to win a TV!

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As a parent/carer with a child attending The Co-operative Academy of Manchester, your feedback is very important to help us understand how we are doing and where we need to improve. We would therefore be grateful if you could take a few minutes to give us your views.   Please use…

Grease tickets now on sale - get yours now!

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Students at The Co-operative Academy of Manchester proudly present Grease Wednesday 8 February Thursday 9 February Friday 10 February 2017 Time 7pm (Doors 6.30) Tickets: £4 Adult, £3 Concession, £13 Family Ticket (2 adults, 2 concessions) Tickets available from the academy or from  Students can access the Box Office (Ms…

Options Online site opens for Year 8 students and families

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Families of students in Year 8 now have access to our Options Online website - click here.  On Tuesday 7 February, an event at the academy will enable students to find out from teachers and students what each subject option is like, and they will submit their choices. In the…

FC United launch their Kickers Academy at CAM!

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We are pleased to announce that FC United of Manchester have chosen CAM to be the venue of choice for their brand new Kickers Academy! The Kickers Academy delivers football training sessions for 6-8 year olds every Tuesday between 5pm and 6pm in our Sports Hall. The first session is free,…

Listen to our Radio Club Christmas Special

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Listen to our Radio Club's festive broadcast! In this edition, we speak to Bridget Groarke, our Chair of Governors. We also speak to a member of our Big Band and find out how Year 11 are coping with mock exams. In addition, one reporter speaks to a Sixth Form who has…

Photo gallery - Winter Wonderland Christmas concert

    • Nurturing success
On Monday 12 December we welcomed parents, carers and members of the local community to celebrate our students' talents with an evening of music and readings.  Click for our photo gallery on Flickr - The concert included performances from the CAM singers, the Rock Band, Big Band, String Group and Brass…

Year 9 win Best Entrepreneurial Idea in the MAG Dragon’s Den

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Mr Hall explains the Dragon’s Den project some Year 9 students took part in, organised by Manchester Airport Group: Between October and December, seven Year 9 pupils were selected to represent the academy to come up with a new initiative idea to sell to the community, in order to make…

Generous students donate to shoebox appeal

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By Aysha, Sixth Form student. We proudly announce that we collected 101 shoe boxes for the shoebox appeal this year, meaning we broke the academy’s past records! I am Aysha (Sixth Former) I lead this project and managed every job from promoting to organising the shoe boxes throughout. Further to this,…

Photo gallery - Presentation Evening for the class of 2015-16

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On Tuesday 29 November, those students who completed their GCSEs at the academy came back to claim their certificates and to be congratulated by the Principal, Governors and academy staff. Click for our photo gallery on Flickr - Also in attendance on the evening was Frank Norris, Director of The Co-operative…

Listen to the first broadcast from our Student Radio Club

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Students from Key Stage 3 showcase their oracy skills in this first student radio broadcast.  Radio Club would like to thank Herbie Bryan, who runs a business from The Hive, for his assistance in putting the broadcast together. 

CAM students tackle discrimination for anti-bullying week

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Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd dropped in to see an anti-bullying workshop being delivered to Year 9 students at The Co-operative Academy of Manchester. The workshop was one strand of our anti-bullying week programme of activities, which also included assemblies and tasks in Tutor Time. At the academy…