Manchester United Foundation

The Manchester United Foundation works in some of the most disadvantaged areas of Greater Manchester using football to change young lives for the better.

They deliver football coaching, skills training, personal development and life changing experiences, and its goal is to use the passion for Manchester United to educate, motivate and inspire future generations to build better communities for all.

Hub of the Community

Manchester United Foundation are in partnership with Great Academy Ashton to deliver a range of innovative programmes and projects for the Academy. The Foundation also provides support with additional activities such as enrichment, extra-curricular, holiday programmes whilst uniting the surrounding community through the power of football and sport.

Manchester United Foundation and Great Academy Ashton will be working in partnership on the following areas of development:

  • Leadership
  • Pupil Mentoring
  • Delivery of Business, Enterprise and various related projects
  • Curriculum Support
  • Cross-Curricular projects
  • Increasing football and sports participation
  • Providing positive enrichment opportunities
  • Trip opportunities and rewards

For more information, contact Ryan Monk, School Partnership Officer at Great Academy Ashton. /

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Our school is partnering with the Manchester United Foundation. The Manchester United Foundation is a charitable organisation that works with us to deliver motivational and inspiring projects to our pupils, with the goal of helping them reach their full potential. You can find out more about the Manchester United Foundation and its work at To ensure that the safety and welfare of our pupils is properly safeguarded and that the projects are delivered in an efficient manner, we provide Manchester United Foundation with basic information about each pupil taking part. This includes the pupil’s name, date of birth, gender and basic details of any disabilities or medical conditions which may affect their ability to take part in the projects or necessitate special adjustments being made. We may also provide emergency contact details if required. Any information we supply to the Manchester United Foundation is securely held and used only for the purposes of delivering the projects and evaluating their success. All information is processed and safeguarded strictly in accordance with applicable data protection laws. If you require any further information about Manchester United Foundation or require a copy of their privacy policy, please contact ‘

For more information about MU Hub please click the links below.

MU Hub at GAA Academy