Due to positive Covid-19 cases in the school community, some pupils need to self-isolate. All pupils who have been sent home to isolate must get a PCR test. Pupils must continue to isolate, even if the PCR test is negative.

  • Some Y7 and Y9 pupils return on 21st June 2021
  • Some Y7 / Y8 / Y10 pupils return on 22nd June 2021
  • Some Y7 pupils must isolate until 25th June.
  • Some Y9 pupils to return on 28th June

All lessons for pupils in self-isolation will be on MS Teams from 15th June.


It is with the greatest of pleasure that I am able to introduce myself as Headteacher of Burnage Academy for Boys to all students joining us in September.

I am very happy that your son has been offered a place here and I am incredibly proud and fortunate to lead such an amazing school: one of the highest achieving schools not only in Manchester but in the whole of the North West of England, and one that Ofsted rightly graded Outstanding in October 2018.

Due to current circumstances, our usual welcome events and transition visits have had to be postponed. However, I look forward to being able to welcome you into the school as soon as it is possible.

Meanwhile, if you would like to take a tour – either to familiarise yourself with our campus and our staff ready for your son to attend OR if you are thinking about Burnage Academy For Boys as a possibility for your son – please join us on our Virtual Tour.

Yours sincerely,

Please click here to see what changes we have put in place due to Covid-19

If you would like your son to get the same help & support we give to all our students to help them succeed academically and personally, please get in touch by emailing our transition team on transition@burnage.manchester.sch.uk or calling the office on 0161 4321527 or applying directly to Manchester City Council using the details below.

To Apply for a Place for your son at Burnage Academy for Boys

Application forms are available from https://www.manchester.gov.uk/admissions and can be requested by phone on 0161 245 7166.

They should be returned to Manchester Local Authority’s Integrated Admissions Service at the address below.

Integrated Admissions Service
Manchester City Council,
P.O. Box 532,
Town Hall,
M60 2LA

Or by email: school.admissions@manchester.gov.uk

Admission Deadlines

Every year there is a deadline for admission forms. Any forms received after the closing date will be processed as late applications. Please check the LA site above for specific dates per year.

For more detailed information about our admissions policy, please see the document below (click it to open it a new browser window where you can also print it or save it to your computer).

BAfB Admissions Policy

NB. In order to secure your son’s place at Burnage, parents and carers are required to accept or decline the offer they have been given. If you haven’t done so already, you can do this by calling us on tel:0161 432 1527 and leaving a voicemail, or emailing us at office@burnage.manchester.sch.uk. We will respond to answer any questions you may have and inform the Local Authority Admissions team of your decision.                          

In the meantime, please make use of the transition resources below and familiarise yourself with the key information about the school.

If you have any queries or concerns, our staff are here to support you in making the best choice for your son. Call us on 0161 4321527 or email our dedicated transition team:


The School Day

Welcome from Y7 Students
Important Documents

Keeping In Touch

A Cashless School
Travel Information
School Meals

UniformVirtual Visit

Summer School


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