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We hope you all had a wonderful Easter break and are feeling refreshed.

Well done to all the Year 11s who took part in the revision sessions during the Easter holidays. Keep up the great work too!

On the last day of term a team of MEA Year 11s also hit the catwalk at the Concorde Hangar, Manchester Airport, in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. Read more about this below and also see all our latest news in the Spring 2017 newsletter (link also below).

Runway on the Runway

Year 11 Students and MEA Principal and Vice-Principal took to the catwalk in March to represent the Academy and wow the audience for the legendary Runway on the Runway event, an amazing fashion show which raises funds for Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT).

James Eldon, MEA Principal and wildcard model himself, alongside Miss McLaren, Vice-Principal, was thrilled that MEA had been invited to take part again and commented, “The MEA team has been such a credit to the Academy. The show is an incredible fundraiser which has such a huge impact on everybody involved whilst raising vital funds to support the brilliant work of TCT.  Our students learn so much from taking part and gain a better understanding of fellow teenagers facing the most difficult of circumstances. The twist this year was to invite members of staff to also take part – I guess I should have seen this coming, but it certainly added to the fun of the evening!  Thank you so much to the organisers, TCT, the MEA modelling team and everybody at the Academy who bought a cake, raffle ticket or organised fundraisers and rehearsals. Your hard work really paid off and contributed to another fantastic evening. Thanks in particular must also go to Miss Hall, Head of Year 10/11, for organising this once again within MEA, you are a legend!”

Sara Teixeira-Trindade, added, “Thank you so much to all the organisers, TCT, MEA, Trevor Sorbie, Harvey Nicholls and fashion brand Quiz who provided us with all our outfits. It was an experience we will never forget but the best part was knowing why we did it.”

Mirren Toner, one of MEA’s models said “It was such a privilege to take part. Hearing about the work of TCT really spurred us all on to do the best job possible and we raised a total of £2,000.”

Runway 2017 - group photo Runway 2017 - head girl


To read our latest newsletter please click on the link below:

MEA Spring Newsletter 2017

MEA Autumn Newsletter 2016

MEA Summer Newsletter 2016

MEA Spring Newsletter 2016

MEA Autumn Newsletter 2015

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About MEA

Manchester Enterprise Academy (MEA) is one of the top 100 most improved schools in England and has transformed results in all areas. We are recognised as a centre of excellence in supporting students, from the age of 11-18, to achieve amazing results that significantly improve on national expectations. Our vision of ‘a fantastic future for all’ our students is made real in the amazing results and skills our wonderful pupils develop during their career with us.
“The academy is a good school that has improved students’ achievement significantly year on year. This reflects its vision, ‘A fantastic future for all'”.
- Ofsted, 2015

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Manchester Enterprise Academy
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Principal: Mr James Eldon