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Connell Co-op College
301 Alan Turing Way
M11 3BS

0161 231 9200

Named contact - Anastasia Roache - (FAO Anastasia)
SENCo - Rhian Brady -
Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) - Rosie Pate -
Chair of Governors - Lloyd Thomas - (FAO Lloyd) 

For admissions queries, please contact -

If you  have a concern about the well-being or safety of a student, please report it here. A member of our Safeguarding team will then get back to you.

For Subject Access Requests and Freedom of Information Requests, please contact:

Data Protection Officer for Co-op Academies Trust: Tammy Pyszky



Free on-site parking is available, but spaces are limited. Access to the car park is via Wilson Street (use M11 2AZ for your sat nav). East Manchester Leisure Centre (across the road) has free parking (except on MCFC match and concert days). 


Service 216

Manchester – Ancoats – Clayton – Droylsden – Audenshaw – Ashton-under-Lyne

Service 216 times and detailed information from Transport for Greater Manchester.

Service 219

Stalybridge – Ashton-under-Lyne – Guide Bridge – Audenshaw – Openshaw – Beswick – Manchester

Service 219 times and detailed information from Transport for Greater Manchester.

Service 231

Ashton-under-Lyne – Tameside General Hospital – Hurst – Hartshead – Smallshaw – Littlemoss – Droylsden – Clayton – Manchester

Service 231 times and detailed information from Transport for Greater Manchester.

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Cheetham Hill – North Manchester General Hospital – Blackley – Harpurhey – Collyhurst – Sportcity – Beswick – Gorton – Belle Vue – Longsight – Rusholme – University of Manchester – Hulme – Old Trafford – Salford Quays – MediaCityUK – Pendleton

Service 53 times and detailed information from Transport for Greater Manchester.

Traveline Journey Planner

This is a really useful tool to see how to reach us by public transport: You add in a start and end destination and it provides detailed route information and timetables.


The Ashton-under-Lyne Metrolink line is the closest to college. Velopark is the nearest stop (next to Asda). It’s a five minute walk away.


Our Pass

Young people aged over 16 years in full-time education can use Our Pass to travel free on buses in Greater Manchester.

Our Pass is a membership scheme for young people who live in Greater Manchester, and supports both school leavers and care leavers. Those eligible have the chance to become a member – and potentially enjoy free bus travel across Greater Manchester. For a one-off £10 fee, members can travel on most local buses, any day of the week, for free. No hassle, no fuss, no tickets: just a card that will get you where you want to go. Members can also get half-price off-peak 1 day and weekend travelcards on Metrolink

Find out more and apply on the Our Pass website.

Scholars Permit

If you’re aged 16 -19, you can pay for child fares on buses, trams and trains in Greater Manchester for your travel to school or college.

Find out more about the permit on the Transport for Greater Manchester website.

For more information on bus, train and tram services, please visit: