Transport Links

Students currently travel to The Marches School using a variety of means including service buses, taxis, bikes and on foot. The existing bus links to and from the school are very good and provide access from a number of areas in and around Oswestry, including across the border into Powys and Wrexham.

Please visit their websites for the the most up-to-date timetables and services:

Arriva Buses – www.arrivabus.co.uk or call 01691 664661
Tanat Valley Coaches – www.tanat.co.uk or call 01691 780212
Bryn Melyn – www.bryn-melyn.co.uk or call 01978 812812
Parish Coaches – 01691 656222

Minibus Services 2015-16
The school also operates a number of minibus services which running daily. For more details on this service and to apply for a seat on one of the minibus services, please contact Amy Gregory on 01691 664404 or email gregory.a@marchesschool.net.

Minibus 1 – Wrexham (Hightown), Marchwiel, Ellesmere and St Martins

Minibus 1 Timetable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minibus 2 – Wrexham (B&Q) and Johnstown

Minibus 2 Timetable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minibus 3 – Chirk, Gledrid, Weston Rhyn, Wern and Selattyn

Minibus 3 Timetable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who is entitled to free school transport?

Shropshire Residents
Please visit www.shropshire.gov.uk/schools/apply-for-home-to-school-travel-support or call 0345 678006 for more details

Powys Residents
Please visit www.powys.gov.uk or call 01597 826438 for more details.

Post-16 Transport
Students can apply for a bus pass through Shropshire Council or consider route options and contaqct the bus company direct. Students will be entitled to assistance with transport costs if parents:

  • Qualify for free school meals
  • Receive income based job seekers allowance
  • Receive income support
  • Receive child tax credits with an income of less than £16,190

Please visit www.shropshire.gov.uk or call 01743 252485 for more details.

The 16-19 Bursary can also be used to assist with post-16 transport costs. To find out more, please click here.

Transport Links