This Week In Pictures

This Week In Pictures


Pupils at Co-op Academy Portland enjoyed a very important session learning about knife crime and its devastating impact on communities. They also visited the Knife Angel sculpture in Birkenhead Park.

At Co-op Academy Friarswood, pupils showcased an amazing feat of swimming. Not only did they finish 1st overall at the Swimming Gala 2022 – they came first in every single race! Well done!

Year 6 pupils at Co-op Academy Woodslee showed they cared for their community by completing an afternoon of fundraising. There was some very clean cars at the end of the day!

Parents and carers joined the bright young pupils at Co-op Academy Clarice Cliff as they explored Supertato and a Squash and a Squeeze. Then they showed their creative sides by helping bring the stories to life through arts and crafts. The Family Learning Workshops are a definite hit!

It was all go at Co-op Academy Brownhill this week. Not only did they celebrate their fantastically diverse community with International Day, they also celebrated the graduation of Reception pupils who are now ready to make the move to Year 1.

Meanwhile, Mr. Giddings ended up regretting a promise he made to his Maths class at Co-op Academy Oakwood.

In a more dry environment, Co-op Academy Woodlands Year 6 pupils are enjoying an action-packed trip to Walesby Forest.

Year 1 classes Robins and Ravens at Co-op Academy Nightingale had a wonderful afternoon releasing the beautiful butterflies they have been caring for!

Meanwhile, pupils at Co-op Academy Parkland have enjoyed an amazing Careers Week! They have had guests visit the academy to talk about potential careers, as well as taking part in a ‘Grow a Fiver’ challenge – making an initial £5 investment grow with their own enterprise idea. Families were then invited to come into the academy and see the businesses in full flow!

Co-op Academy Delius has enjoyed a wonderful week (and term) by learning all about animals and farms, and what noises the animals make. Pupils have also explored all the different roles people carry out in the academy – like Nurses, Cleaners, Cooks, Office Workers, and Teachers. And if that isn’t enough, they have engaged in exciting running, jumping, and throwing activities, whilst listening to stop and start commands, and created their very own farm scenes using Expressive Arts and Design.

And last but definitely not least, Co-op Academy Beckfield has been having important conversations around young people and social media. Click here to find out more.


Students at Co-op Academy Bebington have enjoyed forensic investigations at Liverpool John Moores University this week, whilst Year 7 students helped their new Year 6 peers during the recent Transition events at the academy.

Co-op Academy Manchester students wowed their audience at the Secondary Conference at Angel Square. They talked about Student Voice, Leadership, and what they want to achieve.

Year 10 students at Co-op Academy Failsworth enjoyed a visit to the Peak District, where they got the chance to put all their classroom learning to the test in the great outdoors.

The Year 7 Rounders Team at Co-op Academy Swinton led by example this week at a recent Rounders tournament.

How about this! Co-op Academy Walkden student Ellis competed at the English Karate Federation Championships in Sheffield. And is now the National English Kumite Champion 2022. Wow – well done Ellis!

Connell Co-op College are celebrating this week. They have been awarded the prestigious Quality in Careers Standard. Well done!

It’s been a busy week at Co-op Academy Belle Vue, as they have welcomed new teachers as part of their induction, and welcomed the families of their new Year 7 students. Exciting!

A huge well done to Co-op Academy Leeds student Gift, who was awarded student of the week in PE. Well done Gift!

And finally, Co-op Academy Priesthorpe students showed support for their community and Jane Tomlinson’s Run For All, by supporting the runners and handing out bottles of water.