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
Wrexham and Ellesmere Residents
The school operates a minibus service running daily between Wrexham and The Marches, via Ellesmere. For more details on this service and to apply for a seat on the minibus, please contact Amy Gregory on 01691 664404 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE NOTE: There will be changes to the two minibus services from September 2015. For more details, please contact Amy Gregory.
Chirk, Weston Rhyn and Selattyn Residents
The school operates a minibus service running daily from Chirk (currently running from Gledrid but to incorporate Chirk in 2015), picking up in Weston Rhyn and Selattyn. For more details on this service and to apply for a seat on the minibus, please contact Amy Gregory on 01691 664404 or email email@example.com
Who is entitled to free school transport?
Please visit www.shropshire.gov.uk/schools/apply-for-home-to-school-travel-support or call 0345 678006 for more details
Please visit www.powys.gov.uk or call 01597 826438 for more details.
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 trasport 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 transport costs. To find out more, please click here.