Sponsors & Academy Partners

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT)

Our lead sponsor is Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT), an internationally recognised centre of medical excellence.

Manchester Health Academy students benefit from access to a comprehensive range of NHS expert practitioners and their working environment. As one of Manchester’s biggest employers, the CMFT is committed to improving the life chances for the students in the Academy. Students not only have the opportunity to gain insights into the career opportunities in the medical, clinical, nursing and technical health areas, but also to access the diverse support trades and services essential to the life of CMFT. The focus of health runs through all aspects of student life and learning at the Academy.

Manchester City Council

Manchester City Council is our Co-Sponsor who supports both the Academy and CMFT enabling us to provide a entirely new and transformational experience for young people in the Wythenshawe and surrounding areas, offering opportunities for all.

Manchester United Foundation

Manchester United Foundation work in partnership with the Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as lead sponsor to develop and promote healthy living through sport and the association with Manchester United, its players and philosophy.

Together with the above partnerships in place we are able to provide a unique set of strategies to support local young people on their journey towards success. We provide a safe environment in which students develop the skills and attitudes for further study and employment and a curriculum which is enriched through the active involvement of our sponsors.

"Academy leaders, including governors, are accurate in their evaluation of the academy’s strengths and areas for development. They have successfully generated a culture of high expectations, aspiration, inclusion and care that applies to all who attend the academy." Ofsted 2014