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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

Industry must make major investment in education, says Co-op

The UK will only get the flexible, highly skilled and motivated workforce it needs to tackle the productivity gap* if industry makes a major investment in education, the Co-op warned…

Industry must make major investment in education, says Co-op

Director’s Letter | April 2018

Dear Colleague A big announcement! I hope you had a chance to relax and gather yourself during the Easter break for what is a really enjoyable period of the school…

Director's Letter
Director’s Letter | April 2018

Co-op to turbo charge academy schools plan

The Co-op is today announcing a multi-million pound plan to accelerate the roll out of its highly successful Academy schools programme, with the ambition to more than treble the number of academies…

Co-op to turbo charge academy schools plan

Co-op Becomes Largest Business Sponsor of Academies in Manchester

The Co-op became the largest business sponsor of academies across Greater Manchester when The Swinton High School became the latest addition to the Co-op Academies Trust. Now known as Co-op…

Co-op Becomes Largest Business Sponsor of Academies in Manchester

Continued Development of our Workload Report

With two of my children as teachers I regularly get a sense of the sort of pressures they experience and this reminds me, if required, of the pressures our Trust…

Blogs, Director's Blog
Continued Development of our Workload Report

Ofsted Success for Co-op Academy Nightingale

The £7.8m Nightingale Academy, which was built to help address a places shortage in a part of Leeds has been awarded a ‘good’ rating in its first Ofsted inspection. Nightingale Primary…

Stories
Ofsted Success for Co-op Academy Nightingale

Queen’s Birthday Honour for Trust Board Member

A Board Member of the Co-op Academies Trust, has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Jane Cowell, who works for the Education Funding Agency (EFA) alongside her voluntary role…

Stories
Queen’s Birthday Honour for Trust Board Member

Academies Star at Co-op’s AGM

Students from the Co-op Academies were the stars of the Co-op Annual General Meeting at Manchester Central this weekend. The Co-op Academies Trust was invited to this year’s AGM, which…

Stories
Academies Star at Co-op’s AGM

Oakwood Nominated for TES Award

Oakwood Primary Academy, one of the primary academies that is part of the Co-op Academies Trust, has been nominated for the Early Years Award in The TES national education awards….

Stories
Oakwood Nominated for TES Award