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Life at School

About life here at West Coventry Academy


Bus Services

Many of our students catch a bus to school each day.  Bus services cover a wide area, including Allesley, Whoberley, Eastern Green and Tile Hill.  Bus services to West Coventry Academy are operated by National Express and the most up to date information can be found on the NXBus website.

National Express Changing Bus Services

We have received official notice from National Express that they are making further changes to our school bus service. We have sent an email to all parents and students (using their school email address), which has further details about the changes, including routes and full timetables. Please click here to find out more.

Service 58 AM (blue line showing Eastern Green Pick Up):

Service 58 PM only:

See map above for return via Eastern Green

New Bus Timetables

Timetables can be downloaded here


Free Bus Passes Applications

Coventry City Council issue free bus passes to students who meet the criteria set out in the Coventry Travel Assistance Policy.  A link to the policy and application form can be found at  https://www.coventry.gov.uk/info/61/schools_and_schooling/756/school_travel_passes


Behaviour

High standards of behaviour are expected at all times to ensure safety when students are travelling on buses.  We know that the majority of students behave well on the journey to and from school, but sometimes the behaviour of a few can make the journey unpleasant or dangerous for others.  The behaviour of students will be monitored by the bus driver and any unacceptable behaviour will be reported to the school, this may result in disciplinary measures such as restrictions being placed on the student and their use of school transport.

To ensure that everyone stays safe, the following behaviours should be adhered to:

  • When leaving at the end of the day, queue safely at either Nutbrook or Tile Hill Lane and wait for staff to direct you onto your bus
  • Keep the bus tidy by taking your litter home with you
  • Be polite to the driver and do not do anything to distract him/her
  • Stay in your seat and keep noise to a minimum
  • Look after your belongings and don’t forget to take all of your belongings with you when you get off the bus

Please note that all information was correct at time of going to press.