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Minibus Routes for Hazlegrove pupils

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We currently operate 4 minibus routes using our own Hazlegrove minibuses and drivers employed by the school. Routes are very much planned according to demand during any given period and are currently suggested as follows for 2018-19:

  1. Red Route: Ilminster - South Petherton - Norton sub Hamden - Cartgate - Tintinhull- Podimore - Hazlegrove
  2. Green Route: Shepton Mallet - Evercreech - Bruton  - Shepton Montague - Castle Cary - Hazlegrove
  3. Yellow Route: Dorchester Road - Thornford - Sherborne - Charlton Horethorne - Hazlegrove    
  4. Blue Route: Sutton Veny - Longbridge Deverill - Zeals - Bourton - Wincanton - Hazlegrove

Mornings and Evenings

All morning buses are scheduled to arrive at Hazlegrove at 8.20am to allow children to get to their tutor rooms in time for registration.

** Evening buses leave Hazlegrove around 6pm after activities and prep. Children can leave Hazlegrove at the end of the day at 4pm after lessons, at 5.05pm after Junior Clubs / Senior Prep or at 5.50pm after Senior Clubs / Junior Prep. 

Costs

The cost of the bus is published in the annual schedule of fees.  The termly cost is halved for morning only services and for those using the service part time there is a per trip cost.  Sibling discounts are available subject to those children not preventing full-paying passengers using the bus (this is not currently an issue).

Pre-Prep Children

Pre-Prep children are welcome to use the minibus service and are accompanied to and from their classrooms by the minibus driver or a member of Hazlegrove staff.

Occasional Use

We are very happy for children to use the bus on an occasional basis, such as boarding pupils returning to school after the weekend, as long as the School Office has been informed and the driver is aware.  Each journey taken will be charged at the prevailing rate.  Please ensure the bus driver is made aware of any specific medical issues with regard to your child, especially when using the bus on an ad-hoc or occasional basis.

Up-to-date timetables are available from the School Office or Admissions.

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