WHO WE ARE
The Greater Manchester Academies Trust is situated in Harpurhey, North Manchester. We are made up of Manchester Communication Academy, Manchester Communication Primary Academy, North Manchester ITT and Manchester Communication Research School.
Our ambition is to provide the highest quality education for children and young people in the urban context of Manchester. We want to develop a sustainable and transferable model of system leadership to provide an innovative and supportive learning environment based on our academy and sponsor values. We believe passionately in the power of an excellent education to transform lives and futures and feel that we can build on our social investment activities, local knowledge, community relationships and strong partnerships to make this happen.
OUR CORE VALUES
Greater Manchester Academies Trust is an academy trust that aspires to be the best at everything we do. We will do this by ensuring the core values we hold are upheld and seen throughout our academies.
We believe we make a difference every day. We constantly push ourselves to be our best, we focus on solutions, and we arrive every day inspired to make an impact through our talents, passion and hard work.
We inspire achievement in our students. We believe in developing the whole person through strong academic and pastoral support. We are a caring, proactive community, which has the students at the heart of everything we do. We aim to provide an outstanding educational experience for each and every student, ensuring that Greater Manchester Academies Trust and its academies are place where talent is liberated, success is celebrated and achievement triumphs.
Students are treated as individuals and receive an education that is best tailored to their abilities and aspiration. Our ambition is to provide each student with an outstanding education that will prepare them for the rigours, demands and opportunities they will meet in the 21st century.
We recognise that every child is unique, and we encourage them to develop and grow in a way that is best for them, always reinforcing positive behaviour and fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect, creativity and perseverance.
Our Core Values of Heart, Trustworthy, Straightforward, Helpful and Inspiring are a set of fundamental beliefs that drive our trust and its academies. They are not an ‘add-on’ but rather the foundations on which every aspect of our work and success is built upon.
We aspire, whether it be students or staff, that all our work will be characterised by the following values: