Manchester Creative Studio is an employer led studio-school

We provide young people aged 14-19 with the skills and knowledge they need for a career in the creative and digital industries

Listening period launched

The Trust Board for Manchester Creative Studio is launching a listening period to get your views on the school's future.

We want to know your thoughts and comments on proposals for MCS that may mean the school closes it doors at the end of the academic year. Please find out more by clicking here.

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All Studio Schools teach the National Curriculum and offer
the same key academic qualifications as traditional schools

We understand that choosing a new school to continue your creative career can be daunting and we want to make sure this is the right choice for you. The studio school model has been developed in partnership with local and national employers who are in need of future employees to fill the current skills gap

Students entering at Year 10 study a range of GCSEs alongside industry recognised qualifications as introductory pathways

Students entering at Year 12 specialise in one of our three pathway subjects