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Chinese New Year Celebrations

Pupils have been learning all about Chinese New Year and how important it is, in Chinese customs and festival culture. During this special time, those who celebrate the Chinese New…


Pupils secure an exclusive role with Manchester United Football Club

Year 10 Pupil Adam and Year 11 Pupil Daniel have been appointed Manchester United, first-team Ball Assistants. Both Pupils attend matches at Old Trafford and have the job of getting…

Extra-curricular, Year 10, Year 11

Co-op Academies Trust CEO sees our Academy in Action

Co-op Academies Trust CEO, Chris Tomlinson,  recently visited us here at our Academy. Chris spent the day last Friday to see all the wonderful things our Academy has to offer….

Pupils visit the Royal Exchange Theatre

Year 10 GCSE Drama Pupils took a trip to the Royal Exchange Theatre to watch Cuttin’ It by Charlene James. The play gave our Pupils the chance to see what…

Trips, Year 10

Pupils are ready to kick off their Referee Careers

Last term, five of our Pupils passed their FA Referee Course. The two-day Football Association Referee Course ran in the October half-term with Pupils travelling to an academy in Oldham….

Year 10, Year 11

Our Mental Health Champions

This week, our Mental Health Ambassadors have been supporting Children’s Mental Health Week. They have been raising awareness in our Academy and speaking up about mental health. Our Ambassadors are…

Student Leadership Team

Year 8 Pupils take part in a two-day Buddy Programme

Our Year 8 Pupils have been taking part in IntoUniversity’s two-day Buddy Programme. Day one activities related to university life. They looked at budgeting, accommodation, which universities are in the…

Trips, Year 8

Year 7 learn more about Fairtrade

Year 7 Pupils attended a Fairtrade Conference at Angel Square. The conference helped Pupils learn more about Fairtrade and why they do it. They listened to speeches from key people…

Extra-curricular, Trips, Year 7

Library Leaders take part in a Gothic Writing Workshop

Our Library Leaders visited John Ryland’s Library in Manchester to explore its Gothic architecture. Leaders from Year 7, 8 and 9 had the opportunity to tour the late-Victorian building and…


Pupils take a step back in time through reading

Our Historical Fiction Book Club meets weekly to read books that are set in historical times. This term they have been focusing on the Book Thief by Markus Zusak which…