Here you will find advice about entitlement to home to school transport.
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To find out more about these schemes, or to buy tickets, visit the Stagecoach website.
Day return and 10-journey are available from the driver, either for students in school uniform or presenting a valid student ID card (cash only).
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It is important to ensure your child is warmly dressed, just in case the school transport is running late, or the journey is slow.
During periods of severe weather, a child should wait 30 minutes after their normal pick-up time for school transport. After 30 minutes, it is advisable for the child to return home.
It is important the school is informed that your child has returned home after waiting 30 minutes for transport to arrive. Ensure you have the contact details of your transport providers and they have emergency contact numbers for you.
If you take your child to school, it is your responsibility to collect them in the afternoon.
It is vital for parents to have a contingency plan in place, if they are not home when a child returns. For example: a buddy scheme, or a family friend or relative who the child can go to until the parent/carer returns home.
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