Schools

At Grindles Coaches we operate multiple School/College runs for education providers in the area. Please find any relevant information to our Home to School Transport services below.

Dene Magna School Timetables

The current cost per daily return ticket is £2.80 for Cinderford and £2.50 for Drybrook A price increase to £3.00 and £2.70 per daily return ticket retrospectively will come into effect from Monday 2nd November 2020.

John Kyrle High School Timetables

Dene Magna School Bus Pass Application

This information applies to parents who would like to apply for a bus pass for either of the following routes:

  • GR4 — Cinderford/Littledean

  • GR5 — Cinderford/Drybrook

How to Apply

Please fill out form below:

Dene Magna School Bus Pass Application Form

Payment

Once your application has been received Grindles Coaches Ltd will contact you regarding payment details. Preferably we would take payment via Debit/Credit Card. However, we will also accept Cash, Cheque. Once we have received the first payment, we ask that you contact us before the beginning of each term or month for renewal.

Photograph

To confirm identity to the driver and prevent misuse of your child’s bus pass we require a digital photograph of them to include on the pass. We require the photograph to be taken at shoulder height clearly showing your child’s face. Once taken please email your photograph to admin@grindlescoaches.co.uk clearly stating your child’s name.

If you wish, you can use an application to help you. See https://fixthephoto.com/best-passport-photo-app.html for some app recommendations. Alternatively, if you’d like to use a physical photo please post or hand-deliver to 4 Dockham Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2AQ.

Frequency/Cost

We offer two options of payment plan for a school bus pass; termly or monthly. See details of amounts below.

The current cost per daily return ticket is £2.80. A price increase to £3.00 per daily return ticket will come into effect from Monday 2nd November 2020. This has been reflected in the prices above.

Bus Pass

Once your application has been made, a photograph has been received and first payment collected we will process your Bus Pass and post to address given. Your child is required to carry and show this Bus Pass to the driver for each journey.

Refunds

If your child does not attend school for any reason (i.e. illness, school trip etc.), unfortunately we cannot offer a refund for the days not in attendance.

Home to School Transport COVID-19 Guidance

At Grindles Coaches Ltd we have put together some guidance for Parents and Students. This guidance outlines procedures that have been implemented in order to help keep everybody concerned safe. Guidance is specific depending which school is attended. We recommend that Parents and Students sit down and read the guidance together for an all round understanding.