Tel : 0161 903 9193

Hale Barns, Altrincham, Cheshire WA15 0HF


IMPORTANT NOTICE: With effect from Monday 31st October please use our new school email which is School closes Friday 21st at 3.15pm for the half term break, returning on Monday 31st October. Wishing everyone a happy and relaxing holiday. Total amount raised for Cafod was £213.74, many thanks to everyone for supporting this worthy cause. Sports News: Football Under 11’s played in the Etihad tournament. They beat Rydal 2-1, Bridgewater 2-0, The Grange Northwich 3-0. In the semi final they won 3-1 against Bolton School after extra time but lost the final to King’s Macclesfield 5-2.
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To book a tour of the school please telephone the school or fill in the enquiry form below.

Address: St. Ambrose Preparatory School, Hale Barns, Altrincham, Cheshire WA15 0HF

Telephone No: 0161 903 9193


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The Preparatory School is located in the village of Hale Barns, south of Manchester. It shares its grounds with St. Ambrose College. We are situated approximately 1 mile from JUNCTION 6 of the M56 and well served by the following public transport links:

  • British Rail Link from Chester to Altrincham
  • Metrolink from Victoria, Piccadilly and Deansgate-Castlefield stations in Manchester to Altrincham
  • Bus numbers 283, 284 and 288 from Altrincham to Hale Barns.

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If you have an enquiry please call us on 0161 903 9193 and a member of staff can assist you. Alternatively, you may wish to email us via the enquiry box below:

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The Provincial Leader: Brother Dominic Sassi
Address: Christian Brothers’ Province Centre, Griffith Avenue, Marino, DUBLIN 9, Ireland

Tel. No.: 00353 180 73300

The C.B. Schools Officer: Mr. David Kavanagh

The C.B. Head Office: Woodeaves, Hale Barns, Altrincham, Cheshire WA15 0HF

Tel. No.: 0161 904 0786

Headmaster: Mr. F. J. Driscoll

Chair of Governors: Mr. M.Holland



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