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

Wilton Road bus stop 7.20
Central Garage 7.23
Triangle Old Methwold Rd/Lodge Rd 7.25
Weeting Garage 7.33
Weeting bus stop 7.35
IES Breckland 7.50

IESB2

Corner Methwold Hythe 07.15
Methwold Spa 07.18
Bus stop near Fire Station 07.20
West End (near Hall Farm) Northwold 07.28
Church Northwold 07.29
Little London Road Bus stop 07.30
Mundford Bus Stop (A134) 07.37
IES Breckland 07.50

IESB3

Swaffham Road, Mundford 07:15
Jct of A 1065 and Foulden Rd 07:17
Layby nr Ashburton Rd 07:20
School Rd post box 07:30
Garage 07:40
Top of Bradfield Place 07:44
Stoke Ferry shop 07:45
Top of Old Methwold Rd on B1112 07:48
Top of Holders Lane 07:53

IESB4

Stop Time
Opposite Thetford Academy 07:20
Top of Grenville Way 07:23
Mini roundabout ajoining Admirals 07:25
Thistle Close Dropped off on main road 07:28
Mill Lane Vets 07:35
Pine Close shops 07:40
St Johns Way 07:43
Ely Way 07:45

 

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