MUST BE COMPLETED BY ALL PUPILS AND PARENTS AS THIS FORM COVERS ALL SCHOOL TRIPS AND FIXTURES, AS WELL AS TRANSPORT TO AND FROM SCHOOL.
WHEN BOARDING THE BUS:-
i) Pupils must get on the bus in an orderly fashion without pushing.
ii) Pupils must get on the bus only when it is at a designated point for embarkation and while the bus is stationary.
iii) Pupils must sit down and fasten their seat belts.
At the end of the school day, staff on duty will generally remind pupils to fasten their seat belts on boarding the bus and may check that this has been done.
WHILE ON THE BUS:-
Every pupil should act in a responsible manner so as not to endanger her own or any other passenger’s safety.
All pupils must be seated and have a seat belt on at all times
All pupils must adhere to all reasonable requests of the driver on the journey.
IT IS FORBIDDEN FOR PUPILS TO –
i) stand up while the bus is in motion
ii) walk about the bus while the bus is in motion
iii) distract the driver in any way
iv) store bags in a way which is likely to cause damage or provide a tripping hazard to other pupils
v) cause damage to the bus or any article on the bus
vi) indulge in boisterous or noisy behaviour which is likely to distract the driver or drivers of other vehicles
vii) eat or drink on the bus.
Pupils must report to school any accident or incident which takes place on the bus on the day that it occurs.
PUPILS MUST ALIGHT FROM THE BUS –
i) in an orderly fashion without pushing
ii) only when it is at a designated point for disembarkation and while the bus is stationary.
IF YOUR DAUGHTER USES OUR SCHOOL MINIBUS SERVICE TO AND FROM SCHOOL, WE REQUIRE HALF A TERM’S NOTICE FOR CANCELLATIONS OR CHANGES TO YOUR BUS REQUIREMENTS, OTHERWISE A HALF TERM’S FEES WILL BE CHARGED DUE TO INSUFFICIENT NOTICE.
The school runs bus services to facilitate children’s travelling to and from school, FOR YEARS 3 AND ABOVE.
The routes of the school bus services are set out in the current Bus Timetables booklet.
The school employs its own minibus drivers who undertake runs at the start and end of the school day.
My daughter and I have read and discussed the above policy.