Sixth Form Transport
It is important to know that free school transport provided by Central Bedfordshire Council comes to an end at the end of year 11. This means that when you enter Sixth Form, you may need to make new arrangements for how you get to school.
Central Bedfordshire School Transport
Travel assistance may still be provided for students aged between 16 and 25 by Central Bedfordshire Council under certain conditions. You can view the conditions and apply here: Apply for school transport | Central Bedfordshire Council. Central Bedfordshire Council also runs a concessionary scheme where spare seats on an existing bus can be sold once all entitled pupils have been allocated their seats. For more information and to apply for a concessionary place on the bus, please follow this link: Apply for school transport | Central Bedfordshire Council
Alternative School Transport
If you live in: Linslade, Dunstable, Totternhoe, Eaton Bray, Billington or Sandhills estate, Vandyke Upper School operates buses from these areas and places can be applied for by completing the form in the letter attached here.
If you live in: Aspley Guise, Woburn Sands or Heath and Reach, Marshalls Coaches run a bus service from these areas. Please follow this link to their website to apply for a place on bus route LB2: https://marshalls-coaches.co.uk/services/school-travel
Marshalls Coaches are currently asking for expressions of interest from families who live in Hockliffe, with the view to adding Hockliffe to the above route. If you would like to register your interest for this route, please use this link: https://www.marshallscommuterservice.co.uk/marshallsschooltransport/
Our school travel policy can be found here.