Support with the Cost of Living

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At Dean Trust Rose Bridge we are fully committed this year to ensuring that as many of our families as possible get help this winter through the cost of living crisis. We would like to make you aware of both support from the school itself and companies we have partnerships with that will enable families to feed, cloth and keep themselves warm over the coming months.

From Dean Trust Rose Bridge

  • All pupils receive a free breakfast every morning from 8am
  • All pupils receive a free hot lunch every Friday
  • We have a supply of free school jumpers available upon request – please email
  • We also have various sizes of free school shoes available upon request – as above

From the Manchester United Foundation

  • The Manchester United Foundation will be providing us with hats and gloves to distribute to pupils

From Daffodil Dreams

  • We will be working alongside Daffodil Dreams this year who are providing sleepwear and duvets to pupils

From Greenmount Projects Ltd

  • Greenmount will be delivering Christmas food hampers to 100 families on Christmas Eve
  • Greenmount will also be providing toys to those children who may not otherwise receive anything this Christmas (these will be delivered to school on Tuesday 13th December for us to deliver)
  • Greenmount Energy – providing gas and electricity top ups to a maximum of £2000 in total to our most vulnerable families

Please also be aware that there are a number of ways you can access support in the local area. Ince Methodist has a Community Coffee Morning each Thursday from 9am from 11.30am, they hold a drop in lunch that continues until 2pm. The coffee morning each week offers a warm place to be, hot drinks and refreshments free of charge. The church also provides clothes and other items to support Families

Please also see the link below for advice and support from Wigan Council

Feeding your family (

Warm Hub information

More information will be added to this page on a regular basis.


Please be aware that on Monday 22nd April 2024, Ince Green Lane will be closed at Ince railway station bridge until November 2024.

The updated bus route and timetables can be found below:

Updated Bus Information

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