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Stour Valley Community School

Home to School Transport

Transport Information 2020-2021

Free home to school transport will be provided for students where Stour Valley Community School is the nearest suitable school and provided that students live three miles or more from the school, or less if there is no safe walking route.

If you live in Suffolk, please contact Suffolk On Board in the first instance to see if your child is eligible for free home to school transport. Website: www.suffolkonboard.com – Email: customer.services@suffolk.gov.uk – Phone: 0345 606 6067.

If you have checked with Suffolk On Board and your child is not eligible for free home to school transport please contact Chambers who offer a very competitive daily rate which is to be paid directly to the company. For further information, please contact them directly on services@hedingham.co.uk – Phone: 01255 474849 or 03301 020801.

For those students who live in Haverhill and cannot get assistance with transport, Star Cabs Ltd offer a very competitive daily rate which is to be paid directly to the company on a “pay as you go” basis. For further information, please contact them directly. Email: buses@startraveluk.com. Phone: 01440 706050.

If you live in Essex, please contact Essex County Council in the first instance to see if your child is eligible for free home to school transport. Website: www.essex.gov.uk – Email: passenger.transport@essex.gov.uk – Phone: 0345 603 2200.

If your child is not entitled to free home to school transport from Essex County Council you will need to contact De Vere Cars. Email: info@deveretravel.com – Phone: 01787 460999 to see if they can add you to one of their routes. De Vere will advise you of the payment plan and cost.

Please note that it is the responsibility of parents to ensure their child has transport to school.

We would advise that you make arrangements for your child’s transport as soon as their place at Stour Valley is confirmed.