New Bus route to SGS from Worthing and Lancing

Students living in the Findon, Worthing, Lancing and Steyning areas now have access to a dedicated bus service to Steyning Grammar School.
In January this year, in partnership with Heritage Coaches, Steyning Grammar School launched a new bus service.  Route 740 provides students who live out of area with a dedicated and direct service to the school from the Findon Valley through Worthing and Lancing.
The bus which is subsidised by the school was a much needed service for students as parental feedback had highlighted a lack of suitable public transport from these areas.  Initial enquiries for possible bus services were made by the school and parents were invited to express their views on the suggested route.  Responses provided enough interest for the service to start in late January and so far, around 40 students use the bus on a regular basis.

 “In the past, students from out of areas had to use a combination of transport services or rely on their parents to get to school. “ commented Joanne Burroughs Business Manager at Steyning Grammar School. “ There was no direct route and travel was by public transport, which is not ideal.  We looked into various options before deciding on  Heritage Coaches.  We liked the fact that they were able to offer a dedicated service to students. They have also built a reputation of trust amongst parents and were able to offer reasonable fares. “

“We are happy to support the new bus,  our son is thrilled to be able to make his way independently to school and we intend on using the bus service for our second son in September when we hope that he too will start at Steyning Grammar. We are so pleased that the school has been able to set up the new bus route.” Said Mrs Melissa Bennett from Lancing.New bus service Route 740

The service, which covers areas in Findon, Tarring, Durrington, Worthing, Lancing, Sompting and Steyning is available to registered Steyning Grammar School students on a daily, weekly or termly basis. Term passes can be booked  from the Heritage head office by email to  info@heritage-coaches.com or by phone on 01403 711238.  Day and weekly passes are available from the driver at the beginning of the week but it is advisable to book in advance. For more information on this service, please visit www.heritage-coaches.com The full timetable can be viewed at http://www.heritage-coaches.com/pdfs/school-timetable-steyning-31jan2013.pdf