Whether you are joining us as a new Y7 student or starting part way through the year, you will find the answer to our most frequently asked questions below. If you have any other queries about starting Sale High School, please contact the school reception

What is the school’s address and contact details?

Is there a school bus?

There is a school bus which is operated by Transport for Greater Manchester.

School bus service 778 route and timetable

Additional YSB passes will not be required for this service in future, although all students should hold a valid igo card. There is therefore no requirement for students to apply for Yellow School Bus passes from Sale High School.


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Child fares on TfGM funded school buses

From September 2021, fares on TfGM funded school buses are:

  • For children aged 11-16 with igo passes and primary school children:Single ticket £1.40
    Return ticket £2.40**
  • TfGM school weekly ticket £7.60**. This ticket is ONLY valid on schooldays on school buses. It’s available to buy on the bus or at a TfGM Travelshop. The bus driver will load it onto the igo card.
  • Carnet ticket (10 single trips) £10.00**. This ticket is ONLY valid on schooldays on school buses. It’s available to buy on the bus** and in TfGM Travelshops. It can only be loaded onto an igo card and will be valid for 28 days from the date of purchase.

Children aged 11-16 who do not have an igo pass will be charged a single fare of £1.80 and will not be able to buy returns or weekly tickets.

Students with a Scholar’s permit can also buy the £1.40 single ticket (not returns or school weekly tickets).

** TfGM return, weekly and carnet tickets are valid on the majority of dedicated school buses, with some exceptions. There are also bus services to schools, not included on the list of TfGM school buses, where no TfGM school tickets are available. Please check the exceptions list before travelling.

Can I ride my bike to school?

What school uniform do I need? 

Do you have any school clubs I can join?

How many lessons will I have each day?

How much homework will I be given?

What subjects will I study?

When are the school holidays?

Welcome to Sale High School

Find all information for new starters from the school day to catering in our handy new starter guide.

Download new starter guide