Manchester Communication Academy

Coordinates: 53°30′08″N 2°13′03″W / 53.502291°N 2.217414°W / 53.502291; -2.217414
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Manchester Communication Academy
Silchester Drive

, ,
M40 8NT

United Kingdom
Coordinates53°30′08″N 2°13′03″W / 53.502291°N 2.217414°W / 53.502291; -2.217414
MottoWith you... for you... about you
EstablishedSeptember 2010[1]
Local authorityManchester
Department for Education URN136105 Tables
PrincipalSusan Watmough
Age11 to 16
Enrolment1200 (ages 11-16)

Manchester Communication Academy is a secondary school in Harpurhey, Manchester which opened in September 2010 and specialises in communication-related subjects including speaking and listening, languages, drama, media and presentation skills, and information communication technology.


The school was built in 2009-10 by Laing O'Rourke at a site on the corner of Rochdale Road and Queen's Road. Monsall Metrolink station is near the school. The school opened up for staffs and students on The 9 September 2010. The school has six different departments. Maths, English, Science, Creative Arts (Art, Music and Drama), Health and Wellbeing (P.E, Cooking and Hospitality/Catering) and Global Understanding (History, Geography, Citizenship, RE, ICT and MFL).


The school's lead sponsor is BT[2] and its co-sponsors are Manchester City Council and The Manchester College.[3] The name of the Principal is Susan Watmough.


  1. ^ Coey, Miss K (10 July 2012). "Frequently asked questions | Manchester Communication Academy". Retrieved 19 February 2013.
  2. ^ "The Manchester Communication Academy". 15 January 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Project overview - Manchester Communication Academy - Manchester City Council". Archived from the original on 23 April 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2013.

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