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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,…

CAM Sixth Former achieves his university study dream

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CAM Sixth Former Vaidotas Petraitis is the first ever student to go directly from the academy to university, having met the conditions of his offer from Manchester Metropolitan University. Vaidotas today found out that he has successfully gained his qualifications to study Finance and Accounting. Arriving in Year 10, Vaidotas has…

Business links: communication and influencing skills

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Members from the Co-operative Banking Group held a workshop for Post 16 focussing on listening and communication skills.  The session was an interactive session that developed listening and communication between individuals.  The pupils worked in smaller groups discussing and influencing each other and then reported back to the bigger group with…

Advertising apprenticeships with Key 103

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The Key 103 bus arrived at the academy today full of exciting resources designed to help our Post-16 students to find out about apprenticeships. The highlight was moving to the miniature recording studio to record their very own radio advert about apprenticeships – you can listen to these on the Post…

Post 16 students find their style for success

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On the 25th March members from the Co-operative Group held a workshop with our post 16 students on the different styles of learning and how this can impact on how you can succeed in business and everyday life.  The students completed a questionnaire on the different styles of learning and reported…

Students impress in charity fashion show

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Students from the Co-operative Academy and 9 other Manchester schools took part in the Runway on the Runway fashion extravaganza on Thursday 21st March. Not only did students open the show, strolling down the catwalk specially built under Concorde, but they had also spent weeks in advance raising money for the three…

The academy’s Post-16 gets international

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On the 6th March 2013, the Sixth Form were lucky enough  to host  a group of  26 students aged 18 & 19, as well as 2 teachers from Horsens Gymnasium in Denmark. The Danish students were able to get a taster in the experience of a ‘Day in the life of…

Post 16 Public Services visit To Blackley Fire Station

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On 12th February 2013 sixth Form pupils currently undertaking a Public Service course at the Co- Operative academy in Blackley attended S17 Blackley Fire Station where they experienced the operational side of the service. Fifteen students attended and took part in Hose drills and Road Traffic Collision training alongside Green Watch.…

Year 12 work with Year 7 on Peer Reading Scheme

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This term has witnessed the exciting start of our new Peer Reading Scheme. This has involved eight students from Year 12 coaching eight of our Year 7 students. The Year 12 coaches involved have been selected for their outstanding attitude towards their own learning and the learning of others. Their…