Travelling to the



Parking is available for parents/carers who drive pupils to and from the Academy. Parking is accessible on Larch Gardens as well as generous parking on the surrounding roads.

Walking & Cycling

For those who prefer pedal power, there are cycle racks to secure their bikes until home time.

With health and reduced carbon emissions in mind, we always encourage pupils to walk to the Academy, if the distance is manageable.


The following public bus routes stop at Cheetham Hill, and are just a short walk away from the Academy. Please click on the links below to view the timetables and the full list of stops en route to and from the Academy. The stop nearest to the Academy is Queen’s Road (just off Cheetham Hill Road).

No. 42 – Manchester City Centre (Sackville Street) to Middleton

No. 135 – Manchester City Centre (Piccadilly Gardens) to Bury

No. 151 – Mandley Park to Hollinwood


The nearest tram stop is situated close to the Academy on Queen’s Road and is served by Line A (Altrincham) and Line C (Bury).