Transport and Travelling to School

Preferred Traffic Circulation Pattern

To help ease congestion at the start and end of each day, please respect the signs and guidelines in the interest of the safety of the students. The map below indicates the preferred and desired pattern of circulation around The British Schools. 

recommended traffic flow 2014

Cars

Carpools – Carpools operate in Junior and are arranged independently between the parents. Once the travelling groups have been established, parents complete and submit a form provided by the School in order to receive their assigned Carpool numbers.

Please remember that all drivers and passengers must wear a safety belt correctly fastened. In the case of children the recommended car seats must be used and anyone carrying passengers must follow the local safety traffic regulations.


Click on the image if you would like to read more about the local authority regulations.

Bus Service

The British Schools does not offer is own transport services. Bus and van services are run by private organisations and contracted directly by parents. The safety of the students, however, is of paramount importance and therefore the School authorities insist that parents contract companies that only use fully approved vehicles. Students using these services must remain seated with their safety belt correctly fastened. There is a “Late Bus” service operated by an independent company that leaves the School from the Sports House entrance at 1730 during term time and takes a fixed route.  

Bicycles - Bicycles must not be ridden on the School premises at any time.

Safety helmets must be worn. Students should dismount before entering the School site, and walk with their bicycle to the designated storage area where bicycles must be locked. Bicycles must not be ridden on the School premises at any time. All bicycles must be in a safe, roadworthy, condition. Please note that all bicycles are left at the owner’s risk. Please note that all bicycles are left on the School premises at the owner's risk.

Motorcycles

Students must hold a valid motorcycle licence. Crash helmets must be worn by riders and passengers. Motorcycles must be locked and parked in the areas allocated. Anyone carrying passengers must follow the local safety traffic regulations. Please note that all bicycles are left on the School premises at the owner's risk.

Walking to School

Students should use the pathways where available and take extra care when crossing the roads. Walking in pairs or groups is also advised.

 

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