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Manchester Communication Academy

Manchester Communication Academy (MCA) is a mixed, non-selective school serving local children from North Manchester. At MCA, we believe passionately in the power of an excellent education to transform lives and provide new opportunities for young learners. We provide an exciting and challenging experience for young learners in a supportive and caring environment. Our lead sponsor is BT, who has a long and successful record of involvement in education. Technology has always been at the forefront of enhancing teaching and learning at MCA. We believe this puts us in an excellent position to drive the Digital Schoolhouse project.

Workshop days and time

  • Day: Tuesdays 
  • Earliest Start Time: 9:00am
  • Latest Finish Time: 12:30pm

Follow up session to be arranged at the primary school to ensure sustainability of the project, support continued staff development and assessment of the project.

Postal address

Manchester Communication Academy
Silchester Drive
Greater Manchester
M40 8NT
United Kingdom



  • 3D printing

  • Mobile and fixed devices

  • Over 1000 devices for students to access

  • Physical Computing (Micro:bit and CodeBug kits

  • 4D immersive space

  • CAD/CAM facilities including AutoDesk

  • A range of specialist subject facilities including three cookery rooms, a multi-purpose gym, performing arts spaces, outdoor pitches and a cycling track.

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