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We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer to inspire and lead the Co-op Academies Trust

We’re looking for a new CEO after Director of Co-op Academies Trust, Frank Norris, announced he would be retiring in June next year. Frank, a former senior inspector at Ofsted,…

We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer to inspire and lead the Co-op Academies Trust

Director’s Letter | October 2018

Dear Colleague It’s amazing how quickly the first month of the new academic year slips past. I’ve managed to visit many of our academies already this term but I am…

Director's Letter
Director’s Letter | October 2018

Portland Primary School becomes first Merseyside school to join Co-op Academies Trust

A Wirral primary school became the first in the region to join an academies trust run by one of the UK’s biggest businesses, on 1 October. Portland Primary School in…

Portland Primary School becomes first Merseyside school to join Co-op Academies Trust

Sixth form to offer students part-time Co-op Apprenticeships

A Manchester sixth form college today became the first in the UK to offer students part-time, paid work as part of their studies. From September 2019, the Connell Sixth Form…

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Sixth form to offer students part-time Co-op Apprenticeships

New £18m extension marks total transformation of Co-op Academy

The total transformation from one of the worst schools in the country to one of the best of its kind was completed today (13 July) when an £18m extension to…

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New £18m extension marks total transformation of Co-op Academy

DfE chooses Co-op to run Manchester Sixth-form College

The Co-op Academies Trust has been chosen by the Department of Education to run the Connell Sixth Form College in East Manchester, it was announced today – 10 July 2018. The…

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DfE chooses Co-op to run Manchester Sixth-form College

New name for one of Manchester’s most improved academies

Manchester Creative and Media Academy will be known as Co-op Academy North Manchester from September 2018. The Blackley academy has chosen the new name following extensive research with students, staff,…

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New name for one of Manchester’s most improved academies

Director’s Letter | July 2018

Colleagues A few weeks ago I spent a very pleasant week with my wife in Ibiza. We returned to a hotel we had visited a few years ago and, although…

Director's Letter
Director’s Letter | July 2018

A day trip to Northern Ireland

During one of the Trust’s termly meetings with our Trade Union colleagues one commented on the availability of qualified teachers in Northern Ireland. In fact, they stated that there were…

A day trip to Northern Ireland

Our Annual Report 2017

by Frank Norris. Today sees the launch of our Trust’s Annual Report up to the end of 2017. The year saw many changes in the national examination and assessment arrangements…

Director's Blog
Our Annual Report 2017