If you could go back and meet your teachers, what would you say?
As part of our series of 'takeover days', we've been going behind the scenes of Manchester's schools to showcase what makes them great.
From young people studying Mandarin to help them get jobs in the future, to our fantastic facilities in our schools, a Manchester education offers something for everyone.
That's why Councillor Luthfur Rahman, Executive Member for Education, went back to thank one of his teachers at Burnage High School for setting him on the right track.
School admissions for both primary and secondary schools are now open.
Find out more: www.manchester.gov.uk/admissions