Travel Information

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 has been amended, so it is important that you understand how this might affect your child’s eligibility for funded school travel from September 2019. 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 this year is open from 1 March 2019 to 31 May 2019. To find out more visit http://www.suffolkonboard.com/optin or view our post

In general Suffolk County Council’s general policy with regard to Free Schools is that the local authority will provide transport to the school if  they live more than 3 miles from  the school and it  is the nearest school to the pupil’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 Transport

IES Breckland currently provide transport for pupils who live in the areas of Methwold, Feltwell, 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.

IESB1 – from September 2019

IES Breckland Bus 1 IN OUT
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
Brandon, IES School Bus Stop 0750 1505
     
IES Breckland Bus 2 (AM) IN  
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  
Brandon, IES School Bus Stop 0750  
IES Breckland Bus 2 (PM) OUT  
Brandon, IES School Bus Stop 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  

IESB3- from September 2019

Top of Holders Lane, Brookville 07:12
Top of Old Methwold Rd, B1112, Whittington 07:15
Stoke Ferry shop 07:20
Top of Bradfield Place 07:25
Garage, Wereham 07:30
School Rd, Post Box, Foulden 07:40
Swaffham Road, Mundford 07:50
Layby nr Ashburton Rd, Ickburgh 07:50

IESB4 – from September 2019

Ely Way, Thetford 07:20
St Martins Way, Thetford 07:25
Pine Close, Thetford 07:28
Queensway, Thetford 07:29
Mill Lane, Thetford 07:33
Watermill Green, Thetford 07:34
Woodruff Road, Thetford 07:40
Churchill Road, Thetford 07:42
Grenville Way, Thetford 07:43
Thetford Academy 07:45
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