“We Are 11”

15 November, 2018

“We Are 11” is an exhibition at Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery that has been entirely curated by students from Stanley Grove Primary Academy. The display seeks to explore what it means to be an 11-year-old living in Manchester today, looking at their stresses and joys. This is the first time the gallery has displayed artwork […]

Bright Futures Academy helps get Greater Manchester moving

19 October, 2018

Daily Mile founder Elaine Wyllie was welcomed to Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) school, Stanley Grove Primary Academy this week, as part of a mission to get the northwest region moving. Stanley Grove was one of the schools chosen as the location to celebrate Manchester’s commitment to transforming the health and wellbeing of its 2.8m […]

Bee Manchester – Community art goes global

18 October, 2017

The Manchester Bee will be at the centre of a huge art project next week, which will involve almost 11,000 participants from 18 Manchester schools, 8 libraries and two museums, all creating on a global stage. ‘Bee Manchester’ is a community project that will see 20 stop-motion films created. Every frame was individually personalised by […]

Eureka Festival success for Stanley Grove Primary Academy

08 June, 2016

In conjunction with The Manchester Museum and The Manchester Day Parade, Stanley Grove Primary Academy held a brilliant Eureka Festival for families of Longsight on Saturday 4th June. It was attended by over 1,000 people with an amazing 40 activities on offer including 1 T-Rex and supported by 94 volunteers! Background Three years ago Stanley Grove Primary Academy discovered that […]

Manchester inflatable museum to go on schools tour

14 April, 2016

A museum is opening an inflatable version of itself for a tour of schools to help cope with rising demand for access to its exhibits. Manchester Museum said it was “oversubscribed” after receiving visits from 30,000 school children last year. Its blow-up version will also be used to encourage people from deprived areas to interact […]