School Minibus Information and Booking Form

 

We are pleased to offer a comprehensive bus service for pupils at The Towers.

The cost of the minibus is £3.75 per journey and is invoiced in advance for the number of days in each term. Unfortunately refunds are not available for non-use due to sickness, sports fixtures, school trips etc. except where the bus is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, such as snow. A term’s notice is required if the seat is no longer needed.

All buses are fitted with seat belts and driven by approved drivers who are fully trained and DBS checked.  All vehicles comply with statutory requirements and are regularly inspected to ensure their road-worthiness. The routes are:

Route 1 - Brighton

The Brighton Minibus currently stops at the following locations:

Lenham Avenue, Saltdean
Ashdown Avenue, Saltdean
White Horse, Rottingdean
Freshfields Place, Kemptown
Stanmer Park Road, Hollingdean
Top of Stanford Avenue
Highba Road, Westdene
Top of Valley Drive, Hove
Woodruff Avenue, Hove
Woodland Drive Shops, Hove
Elizabeth Avenue, Hove
Neville Road Bus Stop
Marine Avenue\Saxon Road, Hove
Hill Farm Way, Southwick
Downsway, Shoreham-By-Sea

If you would like more information please contact schoolbus@thetowersschool.org

To check the availability of seats for the Burgess Hill bus contact us by clicking here or contact the office on 01903 812185

Route 2 - Burgess Hill

The Burgess Hill Minibus currently stops at the following locations:

The Triangle, Burgess Hill
Bolney Chapel Road
Wineham Lane
Sports Ground Car Park Partridge Green
Wantley Hill Estate, Henfield
Broomfield Road, Henfield

If you would like more information please contact schoolbus@thetowersschool.org

To check the availability of seats for the Burgess Hill bus contact us by clicking here or contact the office on 01903 812185

Route 3 - Petworth

The Petworth Minibus currently stops at the following locations:

Market Square, Petworth
White Horse, Pulborough
Monkmead Lane, West Chiltington
Broadford Bridge Road, West Chiltington
Juggs Lane, West Chiltington
High Spinney, West Chiltington
Waitrose, Storrington
Rydon (SGS) School
Greehurst Lane\Thakeham Road Layby
Foster Lane, Ashington
Red Lion, Ashington

If you would like more information please contact schoolbus@thetowersschool.org

To check the availability of seats for the Burgess Hill bus contact us by clicking here or contact the office on 01903 812185

Route 4 - Worthing & Rustington

The Worthing & Rustington Minibus currently stops at the following locations:

Sainbury’s Bus Stop, Rustington
Grooms Close, Angmering
Tesco Express, Goring-By-Sea
Allinora Avenue\Marine Crescent, Goring-By-Sea
Mill Road, Worthing
Co-op by St.Botolph’s Road, Worthing
Longlands, Worthing
Hayling Rise Bus Stop
Offington Roundabout\Findon Road Bus Stop
Black Horse, Findon

If you would like more information please contact schoolbus@thetowersschool.org

To check the availability of seats for the Burgess Hill bus contact us by clicking here or contact the office on 01903 812185

If you would like your child to have a place on a school bus please complete the form below stating which bus you would like your child to travel on and which pick up point would be most suitable.

Where there are spaces on a route there is an option for pupils to use the bus on an occasional basis and the charge for this is £5.50 per journey.  The space must be booked in advance and a bus pass is to be collected from the school office and given to the bus driver at the beginning of the journey. Minibus All vehicles comply with statutory requirements

Should your child not be travelling on the bus due to sickness etc. drivers must be contacted by text at least 15 minutes in advance of the pick up time to inform them.

 
  • • I agree to give the school a term’s notice if my child’s place is no longer required.
    • I agree that the appropriate fare will be charged to my child’s school bill and that no refund due to absence from school will be given.
    • If my child normally travels with a booster seat I agree to provide one.
    • I agree to contact the driver by text at least 15 minutes in advance of the pick up time if my child is absent.
    • I agree that my child may be excluded from using the school bus service due to persistent bad behaviour or failure to wear a seat belt
    • I understand that the school bus will not leave a designated bus stop before the published time and that the school is not responsible for any passenger who misses the bus.
    • I understand that if my child brings a guest on the bus without prior arrangement with the school, their fare will be added to my child’s bill.
    • I confirm that I am responsible for paying the school bill including all bus fares.
 

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