Home to School Transport

Suffolk County Council Entitlement to free home to school transport

Is your child eligible for Suffolk County Council funded school travel? Suffolk’s School Travel Policy was amended from September 2019. It is important that you understand how this might affect your child’s eligibility for funded school travel from September 2019 and subsequent years. To find out more visit www.suffolkonboard.com/schooltravel

If your child is eligible for funded school travel you now need to opt-in (apply) each year so they can receive it. The opt-in window for the 2020-21 academic year is open from 1 March 2020 to 31 May 2020. To find out more visit http://www.suffolkonboard.com/optin or view our post

In general Suffolk County Council’s policy with regard to free transport is that free transport will be provided to IES Breckland if the student lives in Suffolk, more than 3 miles from our school and IES Breckland is the nearest secondary school to the student’s home.

Norfolk County Council Entitlement to free home to school transport

In general Norfolk County Council will provide Free home to school transport for Norfolk pupil’s attending IES Breckland if they live over 3 miles from IES Breckland and this school is nearer than their catchment school.

For further information visit the website https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/education-and-learning/school-and-college-transport/home-to-school-transport.

IES Breckland Private Transport

IES Breckland offer private bus transport for students who live in the areas of Feltwell, Methwold, Mundford and Thetford. Places are limited and will be issued on a first come first served basis. There is a charge for this service. The timetables and routes are listed below and if you are interested in applying for a place on one of the IES Breckland buses please complete this application form.


Feltwell, Wilton Road Bus Stop 0720 1536
Feltwell, Central Garage 0723 1533
Lodge road, Addison close 0725 1531
Weeting, Hereward Way Bus Shelter 0733 1522
Weeting, Hockwold Road Bus Shelter 0735 1520
IES Breckland 0750 1505
Methwold Hythe Corner 0715
Methwold Spa 0718
Methwold, High Street ad. Fire Station 0720
Northwold, West End nr. Hall Farm 0728
Northwold Church 0729
Northwold, Little London Lane Bus Stop 0730
Cranwich, Church Turning 0735
Mundford, A134 Bus Shelter 0737
IES Breckland 0750
IES Breckland 1505
Methwold Hythe Corner 1525
Methwold Spa 1528
Methwold, High Street ad. Fire Station 1530
Northwold, West End nr. Hall Farm 1538
Northwold Church 1539
Northwold, Little London Lane Bus Stop 1540
Cranwich, Church Turning 1545
Mundford, A134 Bus Shelter 1547


Top of Holders Lane, Brookville 0712
Top of Old Methwold Rd, B1112, Whittington 0715
Stoke Ferry shop 0720
Top of Bradfield Place 0725
Garage, Wereham 0730
School Rd, Post Box, Foulden 0740
Swaffham Road, Mundford 0750
Layby nr Ashburton Rd, Ickburgh 0750
IES Breckland 0805


Ely Way, Thetford 0720
St Martins Way, Thetford 0725
Pine Close, Thetford 0728
Queensway, Thetford 0729
Mill Lane, Thetford 0733
Watermill Green, Thetford 0734
Woodruff Road, Thetford 0740
Churchill Road, Thetford 0742
Grenville Way, Thetford 0743
Thetford Academy 0745
IES Breckland 0805
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