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Burnage Academy Wins Award for Young Carer Support

Manchester school Burnage Academy for Boys has been given a Bronze award for their work to make sure students don’t miss out on an education because they are young carers. The Young Carers in Schools programme helps primary and secondary schools improve outcomes for young carers and celebrates good practice through the Young Carers in […]

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SafeDrive With Year 11

Year 11 had an emotional and impactful experience on Tuesday 13th November, visiting the SafeDrive Greater Manchester road show at the Middleton Arena as a whole year group. The students were exposed to hard-hitting, real life stories of the consequences of dangerous driving from the victims of road traffic accidents as well as the professionals […]

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Burnage Students Attend MYC’s Big Day Out

Following the success of Manchester’s Make Your Mark vote 2018, our school council communication team attended the Manchester Youth Council’s ‘Big Day Out’ event at Manchester Central Library. The event was well attended by several other schools as well as members of Manchester Youth Council, British Youth Council and staff from Manchester City Council. Young […]

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Architect Alumni Visits Our DT Department

This term in Design and Technology students are studying modern architecture. We have looked at a variety of architects and discussed the timeline of design and the features of buildings designed in  the 20th/21st Century.  We have researched architects such as Ian Simpson who designed the Beetham Tower in Manchester and Zaha Hadid who uses bio mimicry as inspiration for her work. As part of […]

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Burnage Visit to World War Battlefields

To commemorate the Armistice celebrations, we sent our Head Boy Raphael and Deputy Mohid to visit the First World War battlefields as part of the UCL Institute of Education First World War Centenary Battlefield Tours Programme. The boys have have written about their time in France and Belgium here:   “100 years ago, World War […]

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Autumn Newsletter

Look out for our latest newsletter that includes lots of interesting articles on recent events, school news, student achievements and awards as well as dates for the term ahead. Information includes Foreword from the Head , Bee in the city, School Council, Milner News, Mental health, A Plastic cleanup, Ruben Breakfast, 8p and 9P Trips, […]

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It’s Official – We’re Ofsted Outstanding!

“Outstanding” was the official judgement given to us by Ofsted when they inspected our school in early October. We are delighted with some of the outstanding things Ofsted have said about our school: The school is a harmonious community. Pupils accept and value each other. Pupils say that bullying is very rare and, if it […]

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Excellent Exam Results Again!

Burnage Academy for Boys wishes to congratulate all of our 2018 Year 11 pupils on their excellent summer exam results. In 2018, pupils sat the more rigorous 9-1 GCSEs across almost all academic subjects after they were introduced in English and Maths first in 2017. We are delighted that 61% of our pupils achieved the […]

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Free School Meals – Rule Change

We encourage all parents/carers to check if their child is entitled to free school meals. Being registered for free school meals benefits the student and the school.

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Spring Newsletter

Take a look inside our Spring newsletter – we’re sure there’s something for everyone in there including facts about our performance figures and competition winners. The national average for boys achieving 5+ including English and maths is 40%; for Manchester Boys it is 35%; for Burnage Academy for Boys it is 41%. Find out more […]

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