Travel to school in severe weather

Schools will notify the travel hub if there will be a school closure due to bad weather.

During bad weather conditions school transport operators have been told that if a child is picked up on route and news reaches the driver that the school is closed, the driver will go to the school with the child as planned.

Under no circumstances will the driver return to the pickup point until the parents have been told of the situation.

It's important that parents are aware that transport may not operate at all in bad weather conditions. Parents must have a contingency plan should the bus, coach or taxi not arrive at the pickup point. Please ensure that your children are aware of these guidelines and they know what to do if the bus does not arrive for any reason as normal.

If you have any queries about the school transport procedure please contact the travel hub or school.

If you bring your child to school you should judge whether it is safe.

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