Transport

Students 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 several areas in and around Oswestry, as well as across the border into Powys and Wrexham.

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

Arriva Buses – www.arrivabus.co.uk or call 03448004411
Tanat Valley Coaches – www.tanat.co.uk or call 01691 780212

Minibus Services
If regular modes of transport are impractical, the school operates a number of daily minibus services. For more details on this service, please contact Natasha Butler on 01691 664400 or email Natasha.Butler@mar.mmat.co.uk

Revised routes for September 21 will be shared once applications have been reviewed.

Who is entitled to free school transport?

Shropshire Residents
Please visit https://www.shropshire.gov.uk/school-transport/ or call 0345 678 9008 for more details

Powys Residents
Please visit www.powys.gov.uk or call 01597 826 678 for more details.

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

Please visit www.shropshire.gov.uk or call 0345 678 9008 for more details.

The 16-19 Bursary can also be used to assist with post-16 transport costs. Please click here for the application form. Also the tuition fund statement can be found here.