Transport – updated June 2021
Marsden (CV1, CV2, CV3)
Students residing in Marsden are eligible for free travel to and from school. Kirklees School Transport allocates Boarding Passes to those students wishing to use this service. These Boarding Passes are not issued by Colne Valley High School. Applications are made online using the Kirklees school transport website; https://www.kirklees.gov.uk/beta/schools/school-transport.aspx For general enquiries call 01484 416982
Golcar, Bolstermoor, Scapegoat Hill and the Hill Top area of Slaithwaite
For students from these areas, Stotts Coaches operate service routes to and from school from Golcar (K22, K23), Bolster Moor (K28), Scapegoat Hill (K28) and the Hill Top area of Slaithwaite (K21).
• Stotts charge a flat fare of £1.20 each way (price correct as of June 2021).
• Stotts accept Under 19 bus only tickets which can be bought for £37.80 (monthly) or £10.30 (weekly) from West Yorkshire Metro. These are to be used with an Under 16 Photocard
• More information can be found using this link https://www.m-card.co.uk/the-cards/under19/
Young Person’s Photocard for Half Fare Travel
Colne Valley High School would like to remind students who use public transport (including school buses to and from school) to apply for their half-fare photocard now.
A valid Young Person’s Photocard ensures young people aged 11-16 can enjoy the benefit of half-fare bus travel throughout West Yorkshire.
Young people can apply for their Photocard online at https://ticketsandpasses.wymetro.com/under-26-students/under-16-photocard/
*Please note that students not in possession of a Young Person’s Photocard may be charged the full adult fare even on their journey to and from Colne Valley High School*
For all our school buses Students traveling to Colne Valley High School from other areas in Huddersfield can find information on bus routes including the timetables for the school buses here; https://www.wymetro.com/your-school/a-z-school-finder/c/colne-valley-high-school/
At Colne Valley High School we do not offer a Late Bus Service after school. There are several public buses which serve the school’s catchment area; please refer to the Metro website for details.
Help with transport costs
Children from low income families, who have a statement of SEN or who live 3 miles or more away from School may be eligible for free travel to and from school. Call Kirklees School Transport on 01484 416982 or visit https://www.kirklees.gov.uk/beta/schools/school-transport.aspx to find out if you are eligible.