- Site: On the site of the former Plant Hill High School, Higher Blackley
- Start on site: January 2009
- Construction team: Laing O'Rourke
- Architect: Ellis Williams
- Opened: September 2010
- Principal: Kathy Leaver
- Lead sponsor: The Co-operative Group
- Co-sponsors: Manchester City Council and The Manchester College
The Co-operative Academy of Manchester specialises in offering students a firm grounding in the world finance and business. The Academy replaced Plant Hill High School and is sponsored by The Co-operative Group, Manchester City Council and The Manchester College.
The Academy provides 900 places for 11-16 year olds.
The Academy will also provide an additional 120 places for 16-18 year olds.
For more information see the Co-operative Academy of Manchester's website.