Contact us

For general enquiries, please contact Mrs L Shackleton (Business Administrator).

0161 688 3900 (8.30 - 4.30)
What is the Academy address?

Co-op Academy Failsworth,

Brierley Avenue,



M35 9HA

I need to report a student absence, how do I do this?

Get in touch with us:

To report an absence: 0161 688 3900 (option 1)

All absences must still be reported by phone. Any absence reported through email will not be authorised.

To send evidence to support a previously reported absence (e.g. a positive Covid PCR result, a hospital appointment letter):

Where can I find term dates?

You can find the Academy term dates here.

What is the daily timetable for the Academy?

You can find the daily Academy timetable here

How do I contact the Chair of Governors?

Our Chair of Governors is Nick Speight.

You can post a letter addressed to ‘FAO Chair of Governors, Co-op Academy Failsworth, Brierley Avenue, Manchester, M35 9HA.’

Or email

How do I contact the Co-op Academies Trust?
Any complaint or concern should be raised via the Chair of Governors, this is clearly outlined in our Complaints Policy. The contact for our Governing Body is – FAO Chair of Governors, Co-op Academy Failsworth, Brierley Avenue, Manchester, M35 9HA.
Following this should you still wish to contact the Co-op Academies Trust, you can write to the Central Team at X99 Co-op Academies, 8th Floor, 1 Angel Square, Manchester, M60 0AG. Please mark all envelopes with X99 to ensure it reaches the Trust.
Requests for paper copies

If you require paper copies of any of the information on this website, please contact the Admin team on 0161 688 3900.

Please let us know what information you require. This will be provided free of charge.

How do I make a complaint?

If you wish to make a complaint, you should do so in accordance with our Trust Complaints Policy

The procedure allows parents, carers or anyone else to raise a concern or complaint relating to the academy or Co-op Academies Trust.

The procedure is divided into three stages:

  • Stage One (The Informal Stage) you should speak to a staff member in the academy to see if they can resolve the issue.
  • Stage Two (The Formal Stage) is the point at which you should put the complaint in writing to the Headteacher or another senior member of staff. Where the complaint is against the Headteacher, you should write to the Chair of Governors at our school address. Address the letter or email to ‘Chair of Governors’.
  • Stage Three (Formal Resolution) is the final stage. It involves a hearing before a panel including governors and an independent person who will review the complaint in its entirety.
Who is our GDPR Ambassador and Data Protection Officer?

Our GDPR Ambassador is

Jim Ryan-

0161 688 3900

Our Data Protection Officer is

GDPR Sentry Lts
4 Highfiled Court
Greenfold Lane
LS22 6RG
0113 804 2035