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Covid 19 Information

School bus service operations

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Most school services in West Yorkshire are suspended until further notice.

Services may be amended depending on demand to accomodate children of key workers and these decisions will be taken in conjunction with schools and Local Authorities.

As some pupils may be returning to their schools from 1st June onward, parents are requested to contact their school with regard to the re-introduction of school transport.


The use of face coverings on school transport in West Yorkshire

You will be aware that the Transport Secretary recently announced that face coverings will be compulsory on public transport in England from 15 June. This is in addition to social distancing measures already in place.

Secondary School Services

All passengers will be required to wear a face covering.

You can read further government guidance about how to properly wear a face covering. 

Please note, passengers must provide their own face coverings.

Primary School Services

Passengers will not be required to wear a face covering.

However, should any parent/carer wish to board the vehicle to assist their young child fastening their seatbelt, then the parent/carer must also wear a face covering. As above, parents/carers must provide their own.

Exemptions

As per government guidelines, anyone with breathing difficulties or whose disabilities makes it difficult for them to wear a face covering are exempt.


Abbey Grange Academy services from 15 June

From Monday 15 June, journeys to school will operate an hour later than advertised to enable a 0930 start.

From Monday 15 June to Wednesday 17 June, return journeys will depart at 1140.

From Thursday 18 June onwards, return journeys will depart at 1340.

Please note that services AG2/AG4 will be combined into a single route as will services AG8/9. [AG2/4 timetable, AG8/9 timetable]

Key worker journeys that are provided at the normal school start/finish times are unaffected by the above

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