Travelling Safely to and from School

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As a school, we acknowledge that the most dangerous times in any school day are when the majority of pupils are arriving and departing. To protect the children, we ask all adults involved to follow these rules:

  • All parents are encouraged to walk to school with their own children.
  • Notify the school, in writing, if their child is able to travel to and from school on their own.
  • Any child travelling by bicycle has a helmet, lights, if necessary, has passed their Bikeability Test and ensures that their bicycle is walked at all times on the school premises.
  • The school office and the child’s teacher must be informed if ‘going home’arrangements are different from usual.
  • Due to government and County Council restrictions, the school is unable to offer drop off or on site car parking for parents. We ask that parents show consideration to our neighbours when parking in the street.
  • It is strongly encouraged by the Governing Body that children should walk to school wherever possible for the benefit of their health and to reduce traffic congestion around the school.
  • If older children in Key Stage 2 are travelling to and from school unaccompanied by an adult, the school needs to be notified in writing.
  • Year 6 children who walk unaccompanied to school may bring a mobile phone but this must be turned off and left in the office during the school day.