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Girls do us proud in their 1st EVER rugby tournament!

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We're very proud of our Year 7 girls who got stuck in to compete in our first ever Under 13s girls' Rugby tournament. 

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…

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. 

Year 7 netball: from strength to strength

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The new Year 7 netball team played their first game against Levenshulme High School. They have since followed this with a victory against Manchester Communications Academy. Keep up the good work!

Year 7 football update

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Many new Year 7 faces were given an opportunity to show their talents in a recent match against Cardinal Langley School.  Overall it was a pleasing performance and a highly entertaining fixture for the supporting crowd. Notable mentions to Paul Davies for his heroics in goal during the final third, the…

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.

Independent Learning Tasks now online for February - April

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Independent Learning Tasks are now online for half term 4 (22 February - 1 April). Parents and carers can support their child’s learning by accessing downloadable copies of their child’s planner. The planner contains the Independent Learning Tasks that students must complete out of lesson times. Click here for the new…

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. 

Vivos Penny Treasures – top tips to be a winner.

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Penny Treasures is a competition involving the Vivo shop.  Every day one new item, called a Penny Treasure, is added to the online Vivo shop and is available for only 1V to whoever finds it first. Each day a different Penny Treasure is made available at a random time between 5pm…

Student interviews teachers on their 21st Century Learning plans

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Recently I had an interview with Mr Coe and he told me all about being and becoming a 21st Century Learner. Hopefully this can inspire you to become one as well! What is a 21st Century Learner? A 21st Century Learner is somebody who engages with the skills necessary to be…

Mrs Crookes’ Year 7 Blog, October 2015

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I am extremely pleased and proud to see how well the Year 7 students have made such an impressive, positive start and have settled in at CAM almost immediately. It is quite daunting for students when they move up to high school, meeting new peers and not always being in the…

Ms Jackson’s Blog, June 2015

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It has been a very successful academic year for Year 7 students. They have integrated into academy life with relative ease and have worked extremely well. It has been my pleasure to support them and to watch them develop their academic ability and their individual personalities. I will of course remain…

Welcome back - new planners and Independent Learning grids

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Welcome back to all students after the half term break, and well done to those students who came in during the holidays for extra exam revision. Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 will be receiving their new planners as the new half term starts. These planners contain printed versions of…

End of term letter from the Principal

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Academy Principal Mr Brice has written and end of term letter to parents and carers, and this is available below.

Flexible Learning Morning round-up

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In the last week of each half term, we take a break from our normal schedule for a ‘Flexible Learning Morning’. These mornings give our students opportunities to look at topics related to Citizenship and Personal, Social & Health Education which might not fit into their usual subjects. These topics also…

Ms Jackson’s Blog, October 2014

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It has been a very successful start to the new academic year for our Year 7 students. The transition has been very smooth and for me on a personal level, very satisfying. It makes me very proud when I visit lessons to see excellent teaching and learning taking place and Year…

Looking forward to meeting our new students starting in September 2014

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I am Ms Patricia Jackson, Learning and Pastoral Support Officer for Year 7.  I am looking forward to leading the new intake of Year 7 students into this academic year. I have previously looked after Year 9 and 10 and it is with great professional pride that I have been asked…