Bus transport is coordinated and managed by SYPTE. Information for students and parents, including services and timetables, can be accessed via their dedicated school transport website: OnBoard website.
Service provider contact details:
Powell Bus Co Ltd
6 Hellaby Lane
Tel: 01709 702220
Bus services are coordinated by South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive:
11 Broad Street West
Tel: 0114 276 7575
Entitlement to free transport to and from school
(The following information is provided on the Doncaster Council website )
New categories of entitlement to free transport have been introduced for families on low income(i.e.pupils in receipt of Free School Meals or whose families are in receipt of Maximum Working Tax Credit):
Secondary Pupils aged 11-16 (effective from September 2008)
Attending any of the three nearest schools, between 2 and 6 miles from the pupil's home
Attending the nearest school preferred by reason of the parent's religion or belief, where the distance is over 2 miles and up to 15 miles from the pupil's home
Public transport is used wherever possible, and zero rated bus passes will be issued to pupils entitled to free transport.
Pupils resident in South Yorkshire, who are under the age of 18 years (on 1st September of the current academic year) who are not eligible for a Zero Fare Pass from the Local Authority, can obtain a concessionary fare pass by contacting South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive, at the Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange on telephone 01709 515151. Alternatively you can visit the website http://www.travelsouthyorkshire.com/ to obtain more information.