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Academy students host family fun bingo evening

    • Bingo October 2013
The academy auditorium played host to a Family Fun Bingo Evening on October 16, open to the community of Higher Blackley and beyond. There was an excellent turn out for the event which was staffed by our students, who compered the event, handed out tickets and presented the prizes. Many of…

Outstanding achievement for school gardeners

    • North West In Bloom Awards
Students and staff from The Co-operative Academy of Manchester’s gardening club were delighted to win the Level 5: Outstanding award at the North West In Bloom’s ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ awards on Wednesday 23 October at Southport Theatre and Convention Centre. The awards celebrate community groups who work to make their local…

Year 7 & 8 students graduate from ‘Well Good’ volunteering project

    • Well Good Project 24.4.13
4 students volunteered to take part in a “Well Good Programme”.  This first session was an introduction to the course and the provider. Students organised activities to undergo during the course they all agreed that baking cakes to make money for a charity. These students all completed the programme; here they…

Well Good Volunteering Programme

    • Well Good Programme
A second cohort of students at the academy volunteered to take part in a ‘Well Good Project”. This is a free, interactive and engaging youth volunteering project delivered by Greater Manchester Youth Network for young people. The project offered a four part personal development programme with an emphasis on supporting ambition,…

'Well Good' volunteering programme welcomes new cohort

    • Well Good Project January 2013
After a successful first wave that finished in December, a new group of students joined the 'Well Good' Programme this week. This will run for four weeks. This is a free, interactive and engaging youth volunteering project delivered by Greater Manchester Youth Network for young people. The project offers a four…

Student Volunteers Support Camberwell Park Primary School

    • Camberwell Park
Student volunteers from the academy supported a charity morning at Camberwell Park Primary School.  The students engaged with pupils and staff at Camberwell Park and members of the community. The students volunteered to support the event by serving cold drinks and cakes to raise money for MacMillan cancer charity.