Our latest activities with primary school pupils

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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…

Oasis Harpur Mount team crowned CAM Challenge champions

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On 5 October we welcomed Year 6 children from five local primary schools to take part in a challenge evening for Able & Talented pupils. Teams of three from Charlestown, Crosslee, E-ACT, Pike Fold and Oasis, accompanied by a fourth player from Year 7 at CAM, battled it out over four…

Time to apply for secondary school - tours available

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We are now accepting applications for children starting secondary school for the first time in September 2017. The deadline to apply is 5pm on 31 October this year.  Visit the academy: Find out why Ofsted say that we're GOOD with OUTSTANDING features Find out about our £14 million expansion plans…

Time for Year 5 to start thinking about high school

    • Open Day July 2016
Families of children in Year 5 will now be receiving their application packs for high school. Over the last few weeks we have welcomed Year 5 from eleven different primary schools, to help them see what high school is like and to build their confidence in thinking about "big school". It…

Academy Life - spring 2016 magazine out now

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Click here to read our latest newsletter in a web viewer. In this edition: Photos from our fantastic academy production of Hairspray Gold! Our careers education recognised with a gold award. We celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight and more Alternatively find a downloadable version on our website here.

FREE fun activities for 6-14 year olds during half term

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We have an exciting range of free activities for 6-9 and 10-14 year olds taking place every day during half term. There is also an option to have a healthy lunch for £1. See full details on our half term page. 

Moston Lane Primary School join our Healthy Lifestyles Project

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Our Healthy Lifestyles Project was launched with Moston Lane Primary School, who took part in a three week programme in which they cooked healthy meals, learned about the importance of exercise and discussed body image. We really enjoyed having them and we hope they enjoyed having a look at high school…

Applying for your child’s secondary school – tours available

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Families with children in Year 6 have until 2 November to complete the application process for secondary school. All applications for The Co-operative Academy of Manchester are made through Manchester City Council and the process is completed online. Link – Manchester City Council secondary school applications The academy held an Open…

Information & resources for parents/carers of our new cohort

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Students who have been accepted to join us in September 2015 were welcomed into the CAM family over three transition days in June and July. Our new Year 7s made an excellent start in living the academy values and finding their way around our academy. The students engaged really well with…

Visit our summer Open Evening - Wednesday 8 July

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The whole community is welcome to attend our summer Open Evening on Wednesday 8 July, 4pm - 7pm. There will be a free BBQ and entertainment provided by our talented students. Local primary schools have been invited to take part in a football competition which will be run by our friends…

May half term holiday - activities for 7-13 year olds

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We have a range of fun activities to keep 7-13 year olds busy during the half-term holiday. For full details visit our holiday clubs page at www.cam.coop/halfterm

Events for the community - Easter 2015

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Wednesday 1 April - Family Fun Bingo Evening, 5pm - 7pm.  Tuesday 7 & Wednesday 8 April, 10am - 2pm - Holiday activities for 7-13 year olds. See the full programme and find out how to book at cam.coop/halfterm Tuesday 7 April - Friday 17 April - FREE football coaching from…

Consultation for 2016-2017 admissions

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Manchester City Council is leading a consultation on some changes to its admissions procedures. These changes may affect those young people who will be starting secondary school in September 2016. The attached documents outline the consultation process and the proposed changes.

Extended Schools - Hair styling with Oasis Harpur Mount pupils

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A group of Year 5 pupils from Oasis Harpur Mount Academy spent four weeks learning hair styling techniques including straightening, curling, crimping and more alongside Ms Wedderburn in the academy salon. Ms Wedderburn was very impressed with the students enthusiasm and willingness to learn. Here’s what the pupils said about it:…

North Manchester children join in at fun football event

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Rochdale AFC community coaches delivered a free football coaching session for children aged 4 – 11 of all abilities on Sunday 7 September at The Co-operative Academy of Manchester in Higher Blackley.  The Co-operative has been working with Rochdale AFC for the last 12 months delivering a programme of sports opportunities…

Animation workshop with Bowker Vale Primary School

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In June 2014 we welcomed Year 5 from Bowker Vale Primary School. We have a group of students making their own computer animations using Pivot Stickfigure Animator, which parents and teachers can download for free from http://pivotanimator.net/.   At the end of the lesson I will upload their completed…

Supporting local primary schools - hairdressing with Year 5

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Year 5 pupils from Crosslee Primary School have joined us on Wednesday afternoons in April and May to learn hairdressing techniques in the academy hair salon. Our salon is a real working salon where some of our students get a hands-on learning experience whilst studying Hair and Beauty. It is open…

May half term activities for 7-13 year olds

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Our May half term activites programme has now been announced on the half term activities pages.

PSA Blog: Charlestown's young animators

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On Tuesday 25 March 2014 we welcome Year 5 from Charlestown Community Primary School. We have a group of students making their own computer animations using Pivot Stickfigure Animator, which parents and teachers can download for free from http://pivotanimator.net/. At the end of the lesson I will upload their completed short animations…

PSA Blog: In the lab with Charlestown Primary

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Year 4 pupils from Charlestown Community Primary School attended a science workshop at the academy.  They took part in three different experiments using different acids, water and metals, each experiment producing different reactions – change in temperature, colour or even producing bubbles.