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20 July

Barclays Life Skills Workshop Focuses Year 9 Minds on Success

The last week of summer saw Year 9 take part in a highly motivational workshop focusing on developing the right skills to get ahead in the world of work. Lead by Michelle Whaite of the Transformation Trust, on behalf of Barclays, the workshop quickly engaged the students. 

19 July

ARUP Engineering Week Bridges the Employability Gap

Friday, 14th July saw the culmination of Engineering Action Week at ARUP’s Manchester HQ at Piccadilly Place. 

06 July

Mapping Interfaces 2017

Manchester Academy learners learn wisdom from the ancients and in the process, develop employability skills! 

23 June

MA Leavers Return for Business Leadership Talk

A group of this year’s Year 11 leavers returned to Manchester Academy this week to get an insight into a unique programme aimed at getting young people into accountancy. 

08 June
30 May

University Uncovered with Year 7

A high-flying group of Year 7 students had the opportunity to sample higher education by taking part in The University of Manchester Gateways Programme.

05 May

Manchester Academy Highflyers Touch Down at RAF Cosford

A group of aspirational Year 10 and Year 11 students and their parents had their eyes opened to the opportunities on offer on a visit to RAF Cosford, North of Wolverhampton. 

21 April

EY Foundation Visit Showcases Bright Future

Thirty Year 10 students got a taste of corporate life at one of the world’s top for professional services companies this week.


Key Documents

Manchester Academy provides its young people with a robust Employability curriculum that develops their ability to prepare for and make well informed decisions about their employment and educational options. 

This is achieved through a prosperous partnership with many businesses, educational settings and outside agencies, that all help to ensure our young people are equipped to take ownership and participate fully in their chosen futures. 

Marina Bowden 
Employability Manager

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