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Employability

News & Events at Manchester Academy
17 February
2017

Speed Networking Event Gives Year 9 the Inside Track to Success

A diverse range of professionals attended Manchester Academy this week to take part in a networking session aimed at preparing the Year 9 learners for further study, apprenticeship, university and beyond.

 
16 February
2017

Reach for the Future Students Learn the Secrets of Success

The Year 7, 8 and 9 learners who have progressed through the ‘Reach for the Future’ programme had an opportunity to develop some of the softer skills on the last of their 5 sessions. 

 
13 February
2017

Manchester Academy Learners Step Outside Their Comfort Zone

With the Reach for the Future programme nearing the final furlong, the workshop took a creative turn this week and the whole session focused on a series of challenges.


 
10 February
2017

School Competitions

OPEN TO YEAR 9, 10 & 11 | YOUR CHANCE TO WIN MONEY FOR YOUR SCHOOL! | NOW UNTIL WEDNESDAY 15 MARCH 2017 

 

 
03 February
2017

‘ASK’ event provides answers to burning apprenticeship questions

An event on Wednesday evening, ‘ASK’, run by the Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network (GMLPN) provided support and information for Year 11s thinking about taking apprenticeships as an alternative to college.


 
31 January
2017

The Apprenticeship Event

Wednesday, 1st February 2017 | 2.45pm — 3.45pm | Room C15

 

 
26 January
2017

Visit to GMP's Sedgeley Park Raises Aspirations

A group of Manchester Academy girls spent a day at Greater Manchester Police's Sedgeley Park training college today. The day aimed to highlight the opportunities within policing for black and minority ethnic young people.


 
23 January
2017

Robotics Talk Inspires Girls to Get into Engineering

A workshop this week built on the work of Computing teacher, Mr Duckworth's mission to persuade girls to think seriously about a career in Computer Science and Engineering.


 
20 January
2017

Key Stage 3 Students Develop Their Mental Toughness

Students in Years 7, 8 band 9 this week undertook a mental toughness questionnaire, aimed at highlighting their strengths and identifying areas for improvement. 


 
18 January
2017

Year 11 Talk Highlights Skills and Opportunities Gained Through the Study of Sociology

The presentation delivered by Manchester Metropolitan University sociology student Caitlin Bryan introduced the subject and outlined some of the subject’s major theories. The holistic nature of the discipline was touched on along with its cross curricular links. 


 
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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

Apprenticeships 2017

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