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What is the Academy address?

Co-op Academy of Stoke-on-Trent
Westport Road

Who is the Headteacher?

Mr. S. Richardson

I have a question about the Academy, who do I contact?

You can email or send a letter.

All General Enquiries should be addressed to;
Miss K. Hollinshead – P.A to the Senior Leadership Team

Westport Road

I want to enroll my child at your Academy, what do I do?

Applications for places at the Academy should be made online, via The Local Authority Admissions Application Form. To complete this form you will require the unique pupil number found on the letter from Local Authority which you would have received if your child is currently in Year 6. Co-op Academy Stoke-on-Trent will consider all applications for places

Who do I contact if I have a Safeguarding issue?

Mrs. Goodwin is the designated Safeguarding Lead.


Mrs. Drew is the Lead for looked after children.

I want to talk to someone about my child but am unsure of who to contact?

The first person to contact at the Academy if you have any concerns or would like to raise any issues is the Year Manager.  This is the person who will know your child best.  They will then liaise with you to make sure that you get the answer you require.

Year 7 – Mr Morris –

Year 8 – Mr Wright –

Year 9 – Mr O’Dea –

Year 10 – Mrs Springett ( Mrs Cooke (

Year 11 – Mrs Aitken-  (Lead Year Manager)

In the event of a Year Manager being unavailable the Lead Year Manager Mrs Aitken should be contacted on 01782 882324.

Where can I find term dates?

You can find all term dates on our website by clicking here.

Where do I order uniform from?

At Co-op Academy, ALL Year 7 students will get a FREE uniform. They will receive a FREE Blazer, Tie and Sports Polo Shirt. If your application is successful then the Academy will contact you and invite you to attend and Open Evening in July where the uniform can be collected.

To buy replacement uniform or new uniform, this can be purchased from Super sport who have a local shop in Tunstall on the high street opposite Burtons.

What catchment area does the Academy serve?

As long as we are not over-subscribed, we will accept students from any area.

Could I have a look around the Academy?

Yes. We welcome anyone to come and see our Academy during the working day or out of hours.

To arrange a tour or visit, contact the Academy by emailing or calling our main office on 01782 882300

How much are school meals?

The Academy offers an extensive Menu, catering for a wide variety of tastes and cultures, purchased through our cashless catering system. Academy meals are currently £2.50 which includes a main meal, drink and dessert. If you currently receive free school meals then this will continue if your circumstances remain the same.

To find out more, please click here.

How do I contact the Chair of Governors?

Our Chair of Governors is Dave Robertson, and he can be contacted by emailing Alternatively, you can post a letter addressed to ‘FAO Chair of Governors, Co-op Academy Stoke-on-Trent, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 4LD.’

Does the Academy provide out-of-hours activities?

Students may attend a supervised breakfast club at 8am where facilities are available for those who wish to study. There are also homework clubs and numerous activities, including Dance, Sports, Film clubs and Craft clubs available at the end of the Academy day until 4.30pm.

For a full list of activities, please click here.

How do I enquire about hiring your facilities?

To hire our facilities please contact Dave at The Venue:

Telephone: 07557 536607

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.

How do I contact the Co-op Academies Trust?

The Academy is sponsored by Co-op Academies Trust.

You can write to the Central Team at:

X99 Co-op Academies,

8th Floor,

1 Angel Square,


M60 0AG.

You can ring the Central Team on:  0161 834 1212