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Results of our annual parent/carer survey

    • Mr Brice, Principal
Principal Mr Brice shared the results of the 2017 annual survey of parents and carers at the meeting of the Parent Forum on Wednesday 17 May 2017. The Forum is a meeting in which and Carers are invited to have a drink of tea or coffee with the Principal and talk…

Parent/Carer Forum – your chance to help improve the academy

    • Mr Brice, Principal
Parents and Carers are invited to attend our next Forum meeting to discuss how to improve the academy. What is it? The Forum is a meeting with Mr Brice (Principal) or a member of the Academy Leadership Team. Parents and Carers are invited to have a drink of tea or coffee…

Read our latest 'Academy Life' magazine

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Click to read online  In this issue: Students hit the catwalk for charity fashion show! CAM Challenge 2017: students battle it out in our fun academic event Amazing photos from our recent shows and more!

Students take the catwalk by storm at charity fashion event

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I was very pleased and excited for our academy to be chosen again this year to take part in Runway on the Runway – a charity fashion show which takes place under the wings of the Concorde plane. It is a real honour to take part in an event that not…

The Monstrum - a creepy new play from Year 9

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Year 9 students will be performing a preview production of The Monstrum on Wednesday 29 March. This spooky tale will begin at 7pm and should be finished by 8.20pm. All are welcome.  Tickets are £2 on the door and all money raised will be donated to the Teenage Cancer Trust.  For…

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

    • Grease Sandy and Danny
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

    • Achieving success
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…

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

    • Achieving success
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…