TheĀ development of Connell Sixth Form College by the Bright Futures Educational TrustĀ represents an important milestone for the ambitious Beswick regeneration project in East Manchester.Ā This exciting new provision for the young people of this area is being delivered in partnership with Manchester City Council and Manchester City Football Club.
This Sixth Form CollegeĀ isĀ key to Manchester City Councilās visionĀ forĀ East Manchester. The development of this whole area,Ā on land remediated by Manchester City Football Club, includes a new leisure centre with a public swimming pool, retail outletsĀ and a Sports Science Institute which will offer a world-class research and diagnostic facility to advance the academic study of sport and health. Manchester City Football Club is also building a new Academy and training pitches in this area. One such pitch will be available forĀ use by the students and staff of the College during the day time and the general public each evening.Ā Another asset to the College was when we learnt thatĀ MCFC had beenĀ successful in theirĀ bid to the Premier League for a Multi Use Games Area,Ā which will be in the College grounds and available to the general public each evening.