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Travelling to college

Travelling by car Travelling by bus College minibus service Home to School Transport Code of Conduct Download icon Apply for a cycle permit External link Xelebus routes and timesExternal link Late bus service

There are lots of vehicles and large coaches coming into and leaving the college roadways at our peak arrival and departure times. The routes into and out of college have been planned to reduce congestion and keep everyone safe. If you:

  • have a lift to and from college, keep yourself safe by obeying the ‘rules of the road’ and follow any signs. Always look to check for vehicles before crossing
  • walk to and from college, use the 'walk to college' route via the tennis courts
  • ride into college, use the 'ride to college' route via the tennis courts. As soon as you come onto the college site, get off your bike and push it up to the cycle racks. When you leave college, do not get on your bike until you have left the site.  Your bike must be roadworthy with working breaks and lights for the winter.  You must wear a cycle helmet and have a bike permitScooters are not permitted.  Failure to do so will result in you not being allowed to bring your bike onto site.   You can apply for a bike permit using the following form: https://forms.office.com/r/M098RRQEEd External link

Designated cycle and walk to college routes: All students walking or riding to college will need to enter the college via the back gate, ensuring you arrive by 8:20am.  Once you come onto the college site, you must walk with your bike (do not ride through the site).  It is important that if students need to cross Hillson Drive, they cross via Nashe Way.

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TRAVELLING BY CAR

It is important that your parent/carer voluntarily follows the one-way system when leaving - drive up Hillson Drive, turn into Wynton Way or Thorni Avenue and then down Fareham Park Road.  Cars should not turn into Henry Cort Drive.  Please make sure you are dropped off in Hillson Drive or use ‘park and stride’ drop off points.  These are located at Nashe Way, Highlands Road shopping car park, Oak Road and Deviation Line car park, as shown in the map overleaf.

By using the recommended ‘park and stride’ drop off points, you will help to:

  • create a safer environment for students making their journey to and from college
  • reduce congestion around the college entrance
  • help reduce pollution to the local area
  • improve health and wellbeing by encouraging an increase in your daily step count

 Park and stride map

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TRAVELLING BY BUS

The Passenger Transport Group is responsible for providing transport assistance to/from school for entitled students.  Parents can apply for transport through the online Transport Portal (please do not submit a paper form).  Please visit Passenger Transport Group's website for information on eligibility and access the application portal: https://www.hants.gov.uk/educationandlearning/schooltransport/apply External link

By boarding School Transport (including public transport), both the student and parent/carer are agreeing to comply with the Home to School Transport Code of Conduct.  More information and frequently asked questions can be accessed via the Home to School Transport website under Travel Arrangements:  www.hants.gov.uk/educationandlearning/schooltransport/parent-carer External link.

The Whiteley buses are operated by Xelabus. It is vital that students get on the correct bus and students trying to board the wrong bus may be refused travel; in this circumstance, parents/carers will be responsible for geting their child(ren) to college.  Routes and bus stops for buses 507-510 can be found at the top of this page.

Bus passes

  • Bus passes must always be carried - failure to produce a valid bus pass may result in travel being refused, or the student may be required to pay the fare on public transport
  • Replacements - if you require a replacement bus pass, please email school.transport@hants.gov.uk to make your request. There will be a charge for a replacement bus passes
  • Change of contact details - if your child is currently receiving transport and your contact details have changed, please complete the Contact Card External link.
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College minibus service

In addition to Passenger Transport, we run a minibus service for students who have bought seats and live in the vicinity of the areas listed below. This service is currently full, however if you would like your child to use one of these services in the future, please apply using our College Bus Application Form.  

Bus F Bus H
  • Redlands Lane Bus Stop
  • Bishopfield Road
  • Longmynd Drive
  • Greyshott Avenue
  • Wild Ridings/Lyden Close Bus Stop
  • Coach Hill / St Margarets Lane
  • West Hill / Coach Hill
  • South Street
  • Rowan Way / Harcourt Road
  • Longmynd Drive / Purbeck Drive
Academic Year Termly Annual*
2022-2023 £200 £570

* Annual fees can only be paid in September

Once a seat has been confirmed, fees can be paid via Scopay.  We issue bus passes on a termly basis, and unfortunately we will no longer be able to provide transport in a new term unless payment is up-to-date for the previous one.  Please note that link codes for the Parent Payment System will be issued during the first week in September for new parents.

College minibus route and times

BUS F – College minibus (Silver)

BUS H – College minibus (Blue)

07:45    Fareham, Fire Station

07:46    Redlands Lane Bus Stop

07:50    Bishopsfield Road (Bottom)

07:51    Bishopsfield Road (Top)

07:55    Wild Ridings / Lynden Close Bus Stop

08:10    The Henry Cort Community College

07:45    West Hill / Coach Hill

07:50    Coach Hill / Frog Lane

07:51    Coach Hill / St Margarets Lane

07:55    South Street (sweet shop)

08:00    Longmynd Drive / Purbeck Drive

08:10    The Henry Cort Community College

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LATE BUS SERVICE

We have invested in an additional late bus service to allow students to attend after college support sessions and clubs.  The service leaves college at 16:05 Monday to Friday and stops at the following locations, dependent on the students on board. This service is available for all students:

  • Ranvilles Lane
  • Titchfield bypass
  • Segensworth, Gardenia Drive
  • Park Gate
  • Whiteley, Yew Tree Drive
  • Whiteley, Lipizzander Fields
  • Whiteley, Timor Close
  • Whiteley, Sheridan Gardens
  • Whiteley, Buchan Avenue
  • Whiteley, Hemmingway Gardens
  • Whiteley, Primary School
  • Whiteley, Solent Hotel
  • Whiteley, Solent Business Park
  • Whiteley, Bluebell Way Roundabout
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UPDATED: 23 September 2022

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