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Travelling to & from school

What is a School Travel Plan?

A School Travel Plan is a document that:

  • Demonstrates a schools commitment to environmental and community concerns and the overall welfare of its pupils

  • States the way in which a school intends to help reduce the use of cars for the school journey, and for improving safety, the environment, health and the social skills of it's pupils

  • Is a whole school initiative and demonstrates support from children, staff, parents, governors and the wider community.

  • Aims to give parents and pupils the choice of traveling by walking, cycling and public transport with confidence thereby reducing congestion at the school gate.

  • Looks in detail at pupil's needs on the school journey and attempts to find suitable solutions for unique situations at each school.

  • Has clearly stated aims, objectives and targets which are achievable, measurable and are supported by the whole school community

  • School Travel Plans also play a key role in Safer Routes to School projects and act as guides for possible transport and highway infrastructure improvements

The school travel plan is currently being assessed by Hull City Council highways agency as part of the planning process for our school expansion.

Cycle to School

Kelvin Hall School currently has two secure bike sheds. The Student bike shed is located close to the main school entrance. We are working with the following agencies to encourgae both students and staff to cycle to school. 

Bus Routes to Bricknell Avenue

Kelvin Hall School is located in Bricknell Avenue and three buses, all operated by Stagecoach, serve this area.

The number 13 (and 13A) travels between Hull Paragon Interchange and Orchard Park. On the way it also stops on: Chanterlands Avenue South, Bricknell Avenue, Hall Road and Cottingham Road. 


The number 110 travels between Hull Paragon Interchange and Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham. On the way it also stops on: Chanterlands Avenue South, Bricknell Estate, St Marys and Cottingham Green.


There is also the number 10 service which follows the same route as the 110 from Hull Paragon Interchange but terminates at St Marys (Bricknell Avenue).


The Hull Bus Map is currently being reviewed, to consider the best way for you or your child to travel to Kelvin Hall School on the bus please visit the Stagecoach or EYMS websites.


Reminder: School Day start and end times

Students who will be travelling by bus are reminded that they should begin to arrive from 8.30am in time for the start of school at 8.40am. The school day finishes at 3:15pm for all year groups.


Kelvin Hall School does not currently have any dedicated school buses.


For more details on bus routes and timings please see the attached timetables or call Bus Line (for EYMS information) on (01482) 592929 or Traveline (for all other bus companies including Stagecoach) on 0871 200 2233. Calls to Traveline cost 10p per minute plus your standard network charges.

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