Our Travel Plan
With the move to the new school site we are actively encouraging children to walk, cycle or scoot to school. As part of the new build, working closely with the Parish Council, the paths to the village were upgraded to make it easier for children and parents to walk. Children in years 3 to 6 are allowed to walk to and from school independently on receipt of a permission letter provided by their parents. We have installed a bike shelter and scooter racks in school for children and parents to use. For children in Years 2, 3, 4 and 5 we offer Bike Ability Level 1 training and in years 4 and 5 Level 2. This training takes place in the summer term. The children who achieve Level 2 are allowed to cycle to school without any adult support.
The school car park is only to be used by:
- Parents dropping off children for breakfast club
- DCC school taxis to drop and pick children up
- Parents picking up or dropping off after a medical appointment
- Parents/Grandparents who have a blue badge and are dropping off or collecting children
- Parents collecting children from after school club at the end of the day
We are aware there might be other reasons for parents needing to use the carpark and request them to speak to the headteacher. If using the car park parents are required to drive at 10mph along the access road. For all other parking please use Elder Road and follow the path to the school.
A school taxi is provided free of charge by the County, to transport children who live outside the walking limits of the school. There is normally room on the taxi for children, who live some distance away but inside the limits, to travel, although there will be a charge levied by DCC. Further information about school transport can be obtained direct from the School Transport Team at DCC.