Information Requests

Please note that the College is not required to release information that is classified as exempt under the Freedom of Information Act or Section 40 for personal data and amendments made by the Data Protection Act 2018.

The Freedom of Information Act gives you a right to access information held by public authorities with the purpose of making organisations more accountable and transparent.

Freedom of Information request

To make a Freedom of Information request, your request must:

  • Include a full contact name
  • Be made in writing – it can be made by email or post
  • Contain a return address (this can be an email address)
  • Clearly identify the information being sought and must be legible You can send this information:

By letter

Send your request by letter to:

Michelle Leslie Vice Principal Corporate Planning and Services Trafford College Group

Manchester Road West Timperley Altrincham Cheshire WA14 5PQ

By email

Send your request by email to for the attention of Michelle Leslie, Vice Principal Corporate Planning and Services

Responding to requests

The deadline for a public authority to respond to requests is 20 working days, although there are some circumstances where this may be extended under the terms of the legislation.