Young Carer Support at Coop Academy Manchester


This service is for students that attend our school

We work to provide knowledge to our students about young carers to ensure they are receiving support and aware

Ongoing support is provided to our young carers in school

Young Carers are often highlight of our staff briefing to ensure awareness is raised to staff around school

We plan to host year group assemblies to provide our students with information on how to be identified as a young carer and what support is available inside and outside of school

Letters are sent home to parents/carers making them aware of the support available in school

We run a free breakfast club 

After school clubs are available 

A weekly drop in session is available for our young carers, which they can voice opinions on what they would like to see available for our young carers in school

We partake in many school trips tailored to our young carers

If we feel our young carer may benefit from additional support, we can make referrals to external agencies

We have School Counsellors available for our Young Carers if they need to access this

MACA & PANOC Tools to inform our assessments  on potential young carers

There is a notice board designated to our Young Carers in school providing more information 

We adopt a whole family approach and are able to carry out Early Help Assessments if families feel they would benefit from further support

We Empower families

A careers advisor is available in school to ensure our young carers are supported through transition stage



Who to contact

Contact Name
Alexandra Brown
Contact Position
Young Carer Champion & Family Liaison Officer
0161 795 3005 0161 795 3005 0161 795 3005 0161 795 3005
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Where to go

Coop Academy Manchester
Plant Hill Road
Higher Blackley
M9 0WQ
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