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Westwood High
Kelsall Street
Oldham
OL9 6HR


If you live close to your school why not walk, wheel, or cycle? Not only is it a healthy and fun way to travel, but it can be an opportunity to chat with your friends. You can also save money and even time.

Plan your route to school using our online active travel map

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Scheduled Bus Services

Scheduled bus services run frequently throughout the day and pass within a short walking distance of the school.

These bus services have stops close to the school:

Middleton Road, 3 minute walk away

[Google Map directions for Middleton Road bus stop](https://www.google.co.uk/maps/dir/Westwood+Metrolink+(Stop+B)/Westwood+Academy/@53.5425409,-2.1275916,239m/data=!3m3!1e3!4b1!5s0x487bb762f6b6acb3:0xc3c7ad332e89e6d5!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x487bb77d2f314791:0xe1565dae7b9a1c92!2m2!1d-2.124408!2d53.542397!1m5!1m1!1s0x487bb762f6d46db1:0x4f16670408956937!2m2!1d-2.1281949!2d53.542562!3e2?entry=ttu)

Chadderton Precinct, 14 minute walk away

[Google Map directions for Chadderton Precinct bus stop](https://www.google.co.uk/maps/dir/Chadderton+Precinct+(Stop+B),+Chadderton,+Oldham+OL9+0LJ/Westwood+Academy/@53.5440442,-2.1400806,791m/data=!3m2!1e3!5s0x487bb762f6b6acb3:0xc3c7ad332e89e6d5!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x487bb9e02ffca0fd:0x7007e2443525d012!2m2!1d-2.1408747!2d53.5450841!1m5!1m1!1s0x487bb762f6d46db1:0x4f16670408956937!2m2!1d-2.1281949!2d53.542562!3e2?entry=ttu)

Oldham Bus Station, 14 minute walk away

Google Map directions for Oldham Bus Station

Download the Bee Network app for live departure times for bus, tram and train, including the bus services above.


The nearest tram stop is Westwood, a 3 minute walk away from the school. Trams between East Didsbury and Shaw and Crompton run every six minutes at peak times.

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Tickets and passes

Whether it's an igo card, Our Pass, Scholar's Permit, Free School Pass or the Care Leavers travel offer, there are plenty of different tickets and passes to get to school.

Find out how to register for your pass, the costs, benefits and what you need to do if you lose your pass.