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Sir Bobby Charlton meeting pupils at the launch of Co-Op Academy North Manchester

Co-op Academy North Manchester

The Foundation works alongside staff at Co-op Academy North Manchester to deliver curriculum-based sessions. The partnership focuses on developing a structured football programme and signposting students into opportunities to further their development.

Our partnership

Co-op Academy North Manchester (formerly Manchester Creative and Media Academy) has been a Foundation partner school since September 2015.

Working alongside the staff at Co-op Academy North Manchester, the Foundation delivers tailored mentoring interventions with the aim of helping individuals and select groups to realise their potential both socially and academically. The partnership also allows students the opportunity to spend productive time away from the classroom to discuss any issues they may be experiencing.

Staff Members

Chris Dearden

Chris joined the Foundation as a permanent coach at Co-Op Academy North Manchester after being an integral part of Manchester United's Girls Regional Talent Centre setup. 

Co-op Academy North Manchester (formerly Manchester Creative and Media Academy)

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