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"I like Manchester Academy because everyone here is very close and people always make sure you’re okay. 

As for subjects, they are fun. The Music, Art and Drama teachers are great and we always do news things in lessons."


Molly Hopkins, Year 9 student 

Mr Andy Griffin, Executive Principal

It gives us great pleasure to welcome you to Manchester Academy - a popular and vibrant multi-cultural school at the heart of its local community. 

For over a decade, we have been providing an inspirational and aspirational education for the young people of Manchester. Students at the Academy learn in a friendly, caring and vibrant atmosphere in which pupils are challenged and supported to do their best. We have high expectations for our students and help to bring out their best, whether through their academic achievements, participation of and enjoyment in enrichment activities and being engaged with our community. A really good education is a combination of all of these things. We have created an environment and culture where there are no barriers to our students’ success. 

A rich and varied curriculum provided is complemented by a wide ranging and exciting programme of extracurricular activities. There is something for every child at Manchester Academy – whatever their interests, whatever their abilities. We have state- of- the- art facilities which help to bring out the best in all our students. 

Everyone at the Academy  students, staff and governors – embraces diversity and aspires to the ethos of ‘Manchester’s Finest’, helping inspire our students to reach their full potential and make the most of their time here and ensuring that they are well prepared for the next stage of their education. 

We are dedicated to our students, supporting and preparing them for a successful and fulfilling future. We look forward to you joining us on this fantastic journey. 

Mr. Andy Griffin, Principal

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