Please note that the school is not responsible for school transport.

Any queries about routes, timings etc should be made

directly to Dorset Transport or the bus company please

Dorset County School Transport   01305 221704

                                                      01305 224537

First Wessex     01305 783645

                          0345 646 0707




First Wessex Service Updates


School Transport Parent Petition

One of our parents has set up a petition relating to funding for school transport post-16.

Students in Dorset have to pay over £700, yet those in London aged 16-18 get free bus and tram travel. The school leaving age has been extended but funding for transport hasn't.

As many of you will be aware there is very limited access to Fleet Street due to the damage caused by the recent ram raid on the cash machine. Additionally, Beaminster Square has additional traffic lights controlling the flow of traffic. Therefore, please would you avoid using Fleet Street and use the alternative drop-off points, marked on the map, for the foreseeable future.

The Town Square or Monmouth Gardens' layby would be the preferred option until the Memorial Playing Fields are more accessible.  


It is not safe for us to allow parental access to the school site via the Tunnel Road entrance due to the number of buses, and Mountjoy traffic, at the beginning and end of school.


If you do need to drop-off or pick-up then it must be before 8.30am or after 3.50pm.  


Please contact First Wessex direct on 01305 783645 with any bus queries.

Drop Off Points for Parents

First Wessex run Beaminster  School transport

Please contact the bus company directly for ALL queries and issues

about buses, bus routes and running times

First Wessex in Weymouth

01305 783645

or   or   @firstdorset

Please note that if a bus route does not run in the morning it will NOT run in the afternoon

Any students who are brought in will also need to have an alternative way to get home

 B6 Crewkerne Bus Route 

Did you know, students can buy a weekly pass for £16 from the driver for travel Monday-Friday

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