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Education with Character/Extra-Curricular Activities

At Manchester Academy, we will do all we can to ensure that students have a happy and successful future and whilst we are proud of the important focus we place on academic excellence, we also believe that children need a breadth of opportunities and experiences in order to become confident, well-rounded and ambitious young adults. We call this Education with Character. 

Each student, parent and adult in the school community has a responsibility to ensure that all our students are safe and happy, and enjoy a positive and stimulating learning environment at all times. Only then will we see our young people truly achieve the best we could wish for.

Enrichment activities add value to the curriculum by extending the breadth and depth of understanding within subject areas. Clubs and societies allow young people to pursue new interests such as astronomy, boxing, chess, languages and the academy also actively supports the Duke of Edinburgh Award. All enrichment activities stretch, challenge and help develop the skills and talents of our young people by preparing them to be successful and productive citizens.

Enrichment Calendar 2017 - 2018

MondayBasketballSports Hall2.50 - 4pmYears 7, 8 + 9 
MondayHomework ClubC18Lunch TimeYear 9 
MondayFootball SkillsSports HallLunch TimeYear 11 
MondayFootball SkillsAstro3 - 4pmYear 11 
MondayDebate MateC 143 - 4pmAll Years 
MondayXBOX ClubC 14Lunch TimeAll Years 
MondayChessB 15Lunch TimeAll Years 
MondayComputer ScienceC 15Lunch TimeAll Years 
MondayTransitionC 24Lunch TimeTransition Students 
TuesdaySamba Band / Drums OnlyA 123 - 4pmYears 8 + 9 
TuesdayFootballAstro2.50 - 4pmYear 9 
TuesdayBasketballSports Hall2.50 - 4pmYears 10 + 11 
TuesdayAthletics ClubGym2.50 - 4pmAll Years 
TuesdayHockeyAstro2.50 - 4pmAll Years 
TuesdayRugbyField2.50 - 4pmAll Years 
TuesdayTransitionC 20Lunch TimeTransition Students 
TuesdaySchool ChoirA 6 Music Room3 - 3.30pmChoir Students 
WednesdayNetballMUGA2.50 - 3.50pmYears 7 + 8 
WednesdayFootball SkillsSports HallLunch TimeYears 7, 8 + 9 
WednesdaySpanish ClubC 73 - 4pmYears 10 + 11 
WednesdayFootballAstro2.50 - 3.50pmYear 11 
WednesdayMaths Able & TalentedB 22.50 - 3.50pmAll YearsAvailable to all Able and Talented Students
WednesdayXBOX ClubC 14Lunch TimeAll Years 
WednesdayTennisSports Hall2.50 - 3.50pmAll Years 
WednesdayBoxingGym2.50 - 3.50pmAll Years 
WednesdayTransitionC 20Lunch TimeTransition Students 
ThursdayFootballAstro2.50 - 3.50pmYear 7 
ThursdayTeen TalkC18Lunch TimeYear 9 
ThursdayNetballSports Hall2.50 - 3.50pmYears 9 + 10 
ThursdayDebate Mate - AccelerateC 14Period 5Year 10During School day
ThursdayFootballAstro2.50 - 3.50pmYear 10 
ThursdaySpanish ClubC 73 - 4pmYears 10 + 11 
ThursdayFurther Maths Master ClassB 22.50 - 3.50pm11 AC/MA1 
ThursdayComputer ScienceC 15Lunch TimeAll Years 
ThursdayVolleyballGym2.50 - 3.50All Years 
ThursdayFootball Skills (Girls Only)Astro3 - 4pmAll Years 
FridaySpanish ClubC 73 - 4pmYears 10 + 11 
FridayXBOX ClubC 14Lunch TimeAll Years 
FridayCheerleadingGym3 - 4pmAll Years 
FridayLiteracy / Reading ClubC 4Lunch TimeAll Years 
FridayBadmintonSports Hall2.50 - 3.50pmAll Years 
FridayDiane Modahl at Sports CityOff site - Sports City3 - 6pmAll Years 
FridayTransitionC 24Lunch TimeTransition Students 
FridayPeriod 6 BTEC PEA212.50 - 3.50pmYear 11 
DailyInduction EnglishC 22 / C 23Lunch TimeInduction Students 
DailyICT Catch UpB 6Lunch TimeYears 10 + 11 
DailyEmployability / ApplicationsEmployability OfficeLunch TimeYear 11 
DailySpanish and Film InterventionC 7Lunch TimeAll Years 
DailyComputing ClubB 7Lunch TimeAll Years 
DailyMusic PracticeMusic CorridorLunch TimeAll Years 
DailyMusicA 6Lunch TimeAll Years 

Enrichment Calendar 2017 - 2018


Table tennis: an example of one of the many popular activities available to our students

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