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  • Let me introduce you to the truth about our school

    • Ofsted Outstanding, October 2018
    • Highest progress for boys in all of Manchester
    • Performance of boys in the top 3% of non-selective schools in the North West of England

    It is with the greatest of pleasure that as the new Headteacher of Burnage Academy for Boys I am able to welcome you to our website.

  • 2019 Examination Results

    Exceptional Progress for Boys

    One of the best schools in Manchester for boys' progress.

  • Ofsted Report

    "This is an outstanding school"

    Ofsted, October 2018

  • 2019 Examination Results

    Excellent GCSE Results

    In 2019, 65% of our pupils achieved the standard pass of grade 4 or above in both English and Maths, including 39 grade 9s and 77 grade 8s.

Students who do not have any symptoms of Covid-19 but have been sent home to self isolate because an other student has tested positive must continue with their school work from home.

Access student HOME LEARNING resources by clicking here.

Coronavirus Update: All Year Groups Affected

A year 8 pupil, 2x year 9 pupils, a year 10 pupil and a year 11pupil have tested positive for Coronavirus. Affected pupils should return to school after half term not return to school until after half term on 02.11.20. For more information, please see our Coronavirus Update.

15.10.20: We have been notified that a Y7 pupil has tested positive for Covid-19. A Y7 form group have been sent home.
Affected Y7 pupils must stay at home to self-isolate until 26.10.20 and not return to school until after half term on 02.11.20

15.10.20: We have been notified that a Y10 pupil has tested positive for Covid-19. Some pupils in his classes or form group have been sent home.
Affected Y10 pupils must stay at home to self-isolate until 23.10.20 and not return to school until after half term on 02.11.20

If you have a son who has been sent home because another pupil tested positive in his year group and have sons in other year groups, your children in the other year groups must attend school. Students who have been sent home but do not have any symptoms of Coronavirus do not need to get tested. For more information please see NHS Track & Trace.

If your son develops symptoms of Coronavirus, he must get a test and all members of your family must isolate.
Our guidance on Coronavirus can be found here:

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Choosing The Best For Your Son


Burnage Academy for Boys Admissions

Call us on 0161 432 1527 and leave a voicemail or email us at One of our friendly team will return your call and answer any questions you may have.

Due to current circumstances, we are only able to conduct limited school tours, please get in touch to book in. We held our first virtual open day on 1st October and all resources remain available here.

We recommend following one or more of our social media channels to get a sense of all the things your son could look forward to as a student here. We would also encourage you to speak to previous students and their families about our school. We were founded in 1932 and have gathered a considerable Alumni over the years, many of whom remain active members of our school community.

Even if you have applied to another school, it's not too late to change your choice - simply apply again in writing (by post or email) to Manchester City Council with the name of your preferred school - e.g Burnage Academy for Boys. Further information can be found at

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Notice Board

Upcoming Dates For Your Diary

  • Oct 01
    NEW* : Take a virtual tour around BAfB including interviews with staff and students as well as a tour of our state-of-the-art campus. Oct 01  -  Jan 31
  • Oct 28
    Y10 Odd Arts Workshop Oct 28 ,  Form Room  @  10:45 AM  -  11:45 AM
  • Nov 04
    Y7 Flu Vaccinations Nov 04 ,  LRC
  • Nov 04
    COSMOS Project Y10 Nov 04 ,  1.71  @  09:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
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Pupils learn well and make substantial progress as a result of the excellent teaching they receive.
Ofsted - October 2018

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Half Term Letter Home

We would like to thank you for your continued support of the school when we have had to send pupils home in relation to Coronavirus cases.
Please ensure that you read all communication from the school. The information we are sharing with you is more important than it ever has been. We would encourage you to download our app, My Ed, to make sure communication is more efficient. Please ensure the school has your correct contact details.

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Online Safety – Live Lessons

As we move to an increase in digital learning and learning from home, we encourage everyone in our school community to consider the guidance below. Burnage Academy will be providing resources and lessons through Office 365, primarily using Microsoft Teams. Individual student logins and passwords have been posted home. Families should contact the school if […]

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