School Buses

School Bus services are managed centrally through Lancashire County Council with the exception of the Garstang Community Academy 46X service for students who are not entitled to free travel to/from school in the Lancaster and Galgate area.

 

Eligible for transport assistance to/from school:

Information about eligibility for free travel and arrangements for claiming assistance can be found on Lancashire County Council’s web page below

http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/children-education-families/schools/school-transport/free-travel-to-and-from-school.aspx

 

Information on how to buy discounted season tickets for both dedicated school buses and normal service buses for students who are not eligible for assistance with transport costs can be found on Lancashire County Council’s web page below

http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/children-education-families/schools/school-transport/school-bus-season-tickets.aspx

 

Not eligible for transport assistance to/from school:

Garstang Community Academy 46X bus service

Garstang Community Academy currently contracts the 46X service from Lancaster to school to reduce the travel costs for students living in Lancaster and Galgate.  This service is provided as a dedicated school bus for Garstang Community Academy students only.

Information about this service is available from our finance office – finance@garstangcommunityacademy.com

 

Cycling to School

Students may cycle to school and we request that safety helmets are worn.  Cycles are to be left in the secure bicycle shed which is locked during the school day.

 

Travel by car

Please be aware it is not possible for our school car parks to be accessed or exited between 2.50 and 3.15 pm on school days.

Thank you for helping to keep our students safe.