Sixth Form at The Co-operative Academy of Manchester

Passionate about business?

Looking to build employability skills and enhance your CV while studying at college?

Want to stand out from other applicants for university, apprenticeships and jobs?

Are you interested in gaining industry experience while still studying?

The Co-operative Academy of Manchester Sixth Form could be the place for you.

In the information below we hope to give you an idea of our Post-16 educational experience offer, and the support in which we can provide you in preparing for life beyond college.

We operate a business of learning policy, which we believe will provide all students the foundations to reach their full potential.

Our Sixth Formers are role models for the rest of the school and our focus is on developing well rounded individuals who are ready for university or the working world.

We appreciate that academic success alone is not enough, and we endeavour to provide opportunities for our students to develop their own independence, in the hopes of producing resilient, reflective, reasoning, resourceful and responsible young adults.

Our 2018 Curriculum Offer includes a number of vocational pathways

Business & Finance

  • Business
  • it
  • Finance, Risk and Investment

Digital Business

  • Business
  • IT
  • Digital Media

Global Business

  • Business
  • Travel & Tourism
  • IT

The Business of Sport and Nutrition

  • Business
  • Sport & Physical Activity
  • Food Science and Nutrition

All of our pathways allow students the option to complete 3 Level 3 courses, the equivalent of an A Level each.

For more details download the leaflets below.

Digital pathway
Digital Business pathway
From September 2017
Finance pathway
Business & Finance pathway
From September 2017
Global pathway (from September 2018)
Global Business pathway
From September 2018
 Sports pathway (from September 2018)
Business of Sports & Nurtrition pathway
From September 2018

We pride ourselves on our excellent relationships with students, our supportive environment and our Ofsted grade outstanding Careers, Advice, Information and Guidance, all of which we use in helping the learners to develop both academically and socially.

Our sixth formers gain valuable experiences by working collaboratively with a variety of people via our holistic enrichment program.

Enrichment Activities

  • Being actively involved in charity work
  • Mentoring younger students
  • Participation in work related learning
  • Completion of work experience placements
  • Participation in outward bound activity days
  • Contributions to the local community by becoming more active citizens
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Project managing regional events

Return your application form by post to

Head of Sixth Form
The Co-operative Academy of Manchester
Plant Hill Road
Higher Blackley
M9 0WQ

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