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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…

Launching the academy's charity of the year

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On 31 March 2017, our students will once again be gracing the catwalk at Runway on the Runway - a prestigious fashion extravaganza held at Manchester Airport's Concorde Conference Centre. CAM is one of only ten Manchester schools that has been invited by the organisers to take part in the event,…

All welcome to our Family Fun Bingo Evening

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Everyone is welcome at our Family Fun Bingo Evenings - prizes galore! 5pm - 7pm Wednesday 11 June 2014 Refreshments are available from the Zest Cyber Cafe.   You can push this event to your Outlook or Google calendar via the Events listings.

Community events in February - half term clubs and bingo

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Everyone is welcome at our Family Fun Bingo Evenings - prizes galore! 5pm - 7pm Wednesday 12 February 2013 Refreshments are available from the Zest Cyber Cafe.   *** The Co-operative Academy of Manchester will be holding a half term programme on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 February from 10am until…

Parent event - National Careers Service workshop

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The National Careers Service will be in the academy on Tuesday 28 January 2014, 4pm to 6pm to work with adults in the local community. Boost your CV or create a new one Job Searching Techniques Information on courses Please book your place by contacting Mrs J Godfrey at the academy…

Academy students host family fun bingo evening

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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

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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…

PSA Blog: Peer Reading with Crosslee Primary

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Year 5 students from Crosslee Community Primary School are joining us tonight. Our academy minibus brought them over, they've been paired up with our student volunteers and the Learning Resource Centre is alive with the sound of reading aloud. Not only do Year 5 get extra practice reading, but the older…

PSA Blog: Irk Valley Primary School reading scheme

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Each week we have some very special guests in the academy – Year 5 pupils from Irk Valley Primary School. 12 academy students from Years 7-11 volunteered to take part in peer reading with the Irk Valley pupils. It’s a pleasure to have the younger pupils in the academy, and our…

Inspiring stories: Councillor Afzal Khan visits

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Students on our Community Cohesion Taskforce invited Manchester’s youngest and first Asian Lord Mayor to the academy to inspire their peers. Here’s an article they wrote about the visit. On Monday 8 July, Councillor Khan honoured us with the chance to listen to his path in life since arriving in this…

May half-term activity blog for parents

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It’s May half-term, and the drizzle won’t dampen our spirits for our half-term activity club. We have plenty of fun indoor activities to keep children up to 13 years old busy at the Co-operative Academy of Manchester. This blog will be updated as the activities are going on, so that parents…

All welcome to our next family fun bingo evening

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Our next family fun bingo evening is on Wednesday 22 May, 5pm - 7pm. All welcome. You can push this event to your Outlook or Google calendar via the events listing.

Fantastic Easter activities for 5-13 year olds

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Over Easter the academy’s doors are open to the whole community, with plenty of activities to keep 5 – 13 year olds busy. Download the whole programme below. To book a place on any of the sessions please call Mrs D Kendal on 0161 300 5894. Or see what’s on each…

Festive Concert for Camberwell Park

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The Academy's Big Band and Rock Band performed at neighbouring Camberwell Park Specialist Support School's Christmas Concert on Wednesday 19th December.  The pupils from Camberwell Park really enjoyed themselves whilst dancing and singing along to songs including 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer' and 'Jingle Bells'. Recently The Co-operative Academy of Manchester was also pleased…

Academy Students Host Senior Citizens Christmas Party

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Students from the Academy hosted a Christmas party for the Senior citizens of Blackley and the wider community. Year 9 and Post-16 students worked hard alongside Mrs Connor in the Community Team to put together a festive meal and party. There was only an hour and a half to transform the…

Family Fun Bingo Evening

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Students, parents, carers and members of the local community were invited to a fun bingo evening. Over 75 people attended this popular event and a fun filled evening was had by all. Thank you to all that attended and for all your kind donations, all donations received go towards the next…

Student Volunteers Support Camberwell Park Primary School

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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.