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Glamorgan School’s Travel Plan
The official launch of Glamorgan School’s travel plan was held at a special assembly on March 4th, 2005 with Mayor George Wood in attendance.
The “Travelwise to School” Travel plan was developed by ARTA (Auckland Regional Transport Authority) in partnership with North Shore City Council and involved extensive consultation with the school and community.
The purpose of a school travel plan is to address traffic congestion at the school gate, address road safety issues and educate students about alternative modes of transport ie walking independently or walking with the “walking school bus”.
Walking to Glamorgan School
Glamorgan School has four walking school bus routes. A walking school bus is a group of children who walk to and from school and are accompanied by parent volunteers. Children are 'picked up' and 'dropped off' at specific stops on the designated route by parent volunteers who act as 'bus drivers'.
80% of students live within a two kilometer radius of the school and they are encouraged to walk to and from school.
The benefits are increased health and wellbeing and a reduced traffic at the school gate.
Walking School Bus Co-ordinator: Juanita Dymock-Smith
Road Safety /Walking School Bus Co-ordinator, North Shore City Council Tel: 486-8600.
Buses to Glamorgan School
Click here for School Bus Route
Cycling to Glamorgan School
Year 4, 5 and 6 children are allowed to cycle. Parents need to write a letter to the school stating that they wish their child to cycle and that they are happy with their child's ability to ride, their knowledge of road rules and that bicycle equipment is up to appropriate safety standards.
Parents are encouraged to park further away from school (not outside the school gate) and then walk the rest of the way.
Click here for a map of our school drop-off zone.
Points to note re: Drop Off
This is a non parking zone between 8.15-9.15 am and 2.30-3.30pm on school days. During the morning please be considerate of fellow drivers by driving down as far as possible before dropping your child/ren off. In the afternoons please help minimise congestion by driving slowly down the drop off zone, and pick your child up as close as possible to the shelter. If your child is not waiting by the shelter, please continue through the zone out onto Glamorgan Drive and follow the flow of traffic around the roundabout and back into the drop off zone until you see your child. If unsure there is always personnel to assist you.
Glamorgan School - Park & Walk
Did you know there are some great park & walk or drop off zones around our school? Help keep the school gate clear of cars so it is safer for everyone.
Educating students about road safety and alternative transport modes
Teachers also work in partnership with the following people who will come into the classroom and work directly with students:
The New Zealand Police Youth Education Service
Helen Whittal, Road Safety Co-ordinator, North Shore City Council: 486-8600
If you have any queries concerning the implementation of Glamorgan School’s travel plan, please contact:
Janet Pinchen ,
Principal, Glamorgan School.