Manchester City Council

Schools get together to improve neighbourhoods

Youngsters and teachers at three Whalley Range primaries are working with residents to improve south Manchester neighbourhoods – and the call has gone out for more schools to join them.

Plan spells out vision for Beswick boost

A proposed masterplan for a ‘community campus' in East Manchester - creating sports and leisure facilities, educational opportunities and jobs – will be considered by senior councillors next week.

Citywide GCSE results improve once again in Manchester

Citywide GCSE results have continued to rise in Manchester for another successive year as provisional results show that 53.5 per cent of students in the city achieved five or more good GCSEs grades A*-C including English and maths (up from 51.8 per cent last year).

Manchester school bucks national A Level trend

A Didsbury school is celebrating after outperforming the national average for the top A Level grades despite figures falling across the country for the first time.

Manchester school meals are going down a treat

Manchester City Council’s school meal provider Manchester Fayre has cooked up another success story, with figures showing an increase in school meal take-up across the city for the third year running.

Big Sing 2012 and launch of The Manchester Music Hub

A 1500-strong choir of school children from different Manchester schools joined forces last week to sing a medley of famous Manchester anthems through the years to celebrate the launch of the Manchester Music Hub.

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