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Our students get a Science lesson from a Nobel Prize winner

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Three talented students from Years 8 and 10 had the fantastic opportunity to work with a Nobel Prize winning scientist. They visited the National Graphene Institute for a day alongside students from five other academies in The Co-operative Academies Trust. The day was made possible thanks to Co-op CEO Steve Murrells. …

Have you downloaded our parent/carer app yet?

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The academy's main method of communicating with parents and carers is through a smart phone app called My Ed. Have you downloaded it yet? MY SCHOOL - this section allows you to view information and keep up to date with what’s going on at the academy. MY STUDENTS allows you to…

Bee busy, be a success!

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"Bee busy, be a success" is a project that aims to encourage children in the academy's local community to try something new, and help give them an understanding of why hobbies are important and the opportunities they can lead to. Over this coming school year, we will be offering free activities…

Could you be your own boss? Event for adults

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Our academy supports adults in the local area through The Hive - a building on our academy site. The Hive offers affordable office space for small businesses and startups. In addition, our partner agency Yes Manchester offers a drop-in service for anyone needing help finding work or training.  The academy and…

Over £300 raised for Macmillan Cancer Support

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We are delighted to have raised over £300 for Macmillan on Friday 29 September. Our Year 11 and Year 10 prefects iced a large selection of cakes which were available for all students on the Friday. All proceeeds of the cake sales will be passed to Macmillan. In addition, staff were…

Our new parent app - making life easier for our parents/carers

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From September 2017 the academy will be communicating with parents and carers through a smart phone app called My Ed. MY SCHOOL - this section allows you to view information and keep up to date with what’s going on at the academy. MY STUDENTS allows you to view key information about…

Come and visit our Open Day - Tuesday 26 September, 5-7pm

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Our autumn Open Day will take place on Tuesday 26 September 2017, from 5pm-7pm. Our doors will be open to the community, including those Year 6 children and their families who are choosing their high school for 2018. Open Day is a chance to explore our academy and meet our students…

Fantastic GCSE results to be proud of

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A huge congratulations to our Year 11 leavers who achieved a great set of results this year. It is always great to see the hard work and commitment throughout the year come to fruition in results that staff and students can be proud of.  Special thanks must also go to all…

Your guide to GCSE results day

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GCSE results will be issued at 10am on Thursday 24th August 2017.  Staff will remain on hand until 1pm for those students unable to attend at 10am. After this, results can be collected from main reception during normal opening times. Please read this guide on how GCSEs are changing and what…

Getting ahead - summer tasks for new Year 7s

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Students starting in Year 7 this September are encouraged to attempt the Maths tasks set for them over the summer. See the document below for details. 

Staying safe this summer

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As the academy closes at 12noon on Wednesday 19 July 2017, we wish all our students a happy and safe summer. Any students needing support over the holiday period should look at the sources available on the postcards handed out on the last day, and also available here.

Our school leavers dressed to impress for their prom

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Our school leavers looked amazing at their Prom at the Norton Grange Hotel, and our staff really enjoyed the chance to celebrate with them. Photos from the night can be found here  Mrs Hopwood-Ryan is happy to arrange for prints of photos at a cost of £1.50 for a 7"x5"…

Read our Summer 2017 Academy Life magazine

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In this issue: A trip to Germany: our musicians go on an unforgettable journey Getting the job done: Year 10 impress on their work experience placements Inspiring the future: Paralympian brings his medals to the academy and more! 

Visit our Open Day (for those starting high school or Sixth Form in 2018)

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The academy will be hosting a summer Open Day on Wednesday 12 July. Come straight after school for the event between 3.30pm and 5pm. As well as chance to look around and meet our students and staff, there will be a variety of exciting activities to take part in. Have a…

Welcoming back Year 10 from work experience

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Today Year 10 students are returning from their two-week work placements. They now join our Family called 'Tenacity' as we prepare them for their time in Year 11. The reports from employers have been fantastic, with our students displaying good timekeeping and a positive attitude to work, and utilising their skills…

Bon voyage! Our musicians travel to Germany

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The academy’s Big Band, Rock Band and Choir are travelling to Germany in June to perform at a variety of locations and meet other musicians. Mr Clarke and Ms Stott plan to update us all on the how the students are doing on a dedicated Twitter account @cam_music_tour – please do…

CAM Mock Election - the results are in...

    • Mock election 2017
In assemblies this week, students have been learning about how a general election works and have explored the issues which the parties are campaigning on. At the end of assemblies, students cast their vote for one of the five main parties. The votes have now been counted and our students learned…

Radio Club's latest broadcast - the election, CLIFE and more

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In their latest broadcast, Radio Club ask the teachers why Theresa May has called a general election, what CLIFE means and play a game of Guess The Teacher. Listen to their broadcast at

Drop in on our Play-a-thon (8 hours of music!)

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Saturday 10th June 10am-6pm To help raise funds for our Germany trip, join us for  a fun packed 8 hour play-a-thon including: Big band, choir, rock band & soloists Activities at various times throughout the day include: Tombola - £1 per strip – all day Face painting - £3 – from…

Results of our annual parent/carer survey

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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…