Results of Bus Survey

School Bus Services Update 

Due to the wide catchment area, the school relies heavily on dedicated services to and from the site. We work closely with Transport for Manchester (TFM) and Mersey travel. This academic year, 2020-2021 we utilise the following services. Please note due to Covid restrictions when capacity is reached no further pupils will be allowed to board. 

Service Operator   Area Served  
656 Vision   Bickershaw, Hindley Green & Hindley  
651

AM  Stagecoach, PM Vision 

  Hindley Green, Hindley  
650 Vision   Hindley Green, Hindley  
659 Hattons   Abram  

 

920 Tyrer Coachways 

4.15pm

Hindley Green, Hindley  
603 F.E Finch Coaches Lld    Winstanley   
652 FE Finch Coaches Lld   Highfield, Winstanley, Garswood & Bryn  
654 (AM Only) MD Buses   Newton le Willows  
655 (PM only) MD Buses    Newton le Willows (private service)  
S320 Warrington Buses    Haydock/St Helens   

Mersey Travel have added an additional service for school pupils only: 

This service mirrors the Arriva 320 service

Departing from St Helens at 07.40 am to arrive at school at 08.13

Departing school at 15.30pm to arrive in St Helens at 15.58pm

The routes and timings are shown on the attached schedules.

The contact details of the operators are also shown.

Further information available https://www.merseytravel.gov.uk/travel-updates/additional-school-bus-services/

This is a temporary service due to capacity restrictions on the public bus network.

Transport Information

Useful Information

Wigan councils free travel eligibility - tel: 01942 489685

Further information - General enquiries for pupils in regards to school bus transport can be obtained either by visiting the TfGM website www.tfgm.com or telephoning Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 (lines open 7am – 8pm Monday to Friday, 8am – 8pm Saturday, Sundays and Bank Holidays calls cost 12p per min plus network extras).

Useful Websites

Mersey Travelwww.merseytravel.gov.uk/customer-information/rethink-travel/

Transport for Greater Manchester - www.tfgm.com/public-transport/schools

Government Guidelines - Click here

Application for travel assistance for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEN & D)

Wigan Council's SEND Travel Assistance Application form is now fully digital, and can be found on Wigan Council’s website here. (Please note that they no longer accept the original paper-based form).

https://apps.wigan.gov.uk/HomeToSchoolTransport

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