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Bus Routes for Day Pupils

The school operates an extensive network of school buses. Our rule of thumb is that no pupils should have to travel more than an hour on these routes, and currently over 300 pupils use this service every day from the Prep and Senior Schools.

The School operates through local travel firms, a fleet of coaches serving the following destinations:

Route 1 - Darlington, (Operator, Hodgsons) Beechwood Avenue, Carmel Road, Edinburgh Drive, Piercebridge, Gainford, Winston.

Route 2 - Hurworth/Scotch Corner, (Operator, Proctors Coaches) Hurworth, Comet Hotel, Barton, Middleton Tyas, Scotch Corner.

Route 3 - Newton Aycliffe, (Operator, Weardale Motors) Woodham Way, St Cuthbert Way, School Aycliffe, Heighington, Walworth, Ingleton.

Route 4 - Durham, (Operator, Hodgsons) Durham, South Road (Durham High stops), Durham, New Inn, Burnhall Gates, Tudoe, Spennymoor, Bracks Farm Car Park, South Church.

Route 5 - Leeming Bar/Richmond, (Operator, Proctors Coaches) Leeming Bar, Catterick Garrison, Queens Road, Top of Gilling Road, Aske Hall, Gilling West.

Route 6 - Bishop Auckland, (Operator, Weardale Motors) Howden le Wear, Bishop Auckland, Etherley Lane, Etherley Moor, Etherley Cricket Club, West Auckland, Staindrop.

Route 7 - Stanhope, (Operator, Weardale Motors) Stanhope, Frosterley, Wolsingham, Fir Tree, Witton le Wear, Toft Hill, West Auckland.

Route 8 - Kirkby Stephen, (Operator. TBC) Kirkby Stephen, Church Brough, Bowes.

Our priorities with school transport are:
1) Safety
2) Time (no journey to or from school should take longer than an hour)
3) Cost effectiveness

Parents registering pupils will be provided in their joining pack with a form to complete and return, if they wish to use the School Transport. The School Transport Co-ordinator will then make the necessary arrangements, in consultation with parents where necessary. Payment is calculated on a daily basis, paid termly in advance. At the time of writing, payment varies between £4.40 and £6.50 per day, depending on destination. The school reserves the right to change these arrangements at any time.

For more information please contact Miss Sylvia Grey on 01833 690222 or

Bus timetable 2016-2017 - Bus Timetables 2016-2017 (210Kb)

Bus Application - Bus Pass Application Form (301Kb)