Transport to School

Important Notice: Stephenson’s Bus Company

School Buses will run from Monday 8th March 2021. 

  • Bus passes should be purchased directly from Stephenson’s in advance.
  • 602 to run as normal (Witham/Hatfield Peverel/Little Baddow/Danbury/GBHS) Starting in Witham at 7.45 am

  • 605 to run as normal (Boreham/Chelmer Village/GBHS) (Years 7&8) Starting in Boreham at 7.47 am

  • 605A will replicate the route of the 605 (Years 9,10,11,6th Form). Picking up from existing stops 10 minutes later than the 605. Starting out at Boreham at 7.57am

  • Timings will be confirmed by Stephenson’s upon the purchase of bus passes.

Government Guidance recommends facemasks should be worn.

Students have been seated in the following areas of the appropriate bus and instructed that they should always sit in these areas:


  • Year 7s top deck

  • Year 8s bottom deck

605 A

  • Year 9s bottom deck front

  • Year 10s top deck front

  • Year 11 top deck back

  • Sixth Form bottom deck back


  • Year 7s bottom deck front

  • Year 8s bottom deck back

  • Year 9 top deck front

  • Year 10 top deck second from front

  • Year 11 top deck third from front

  • Sixth Form top deck back

General Information

  • Year groups to be separated where possible.

  • Students should where possible distance – seats facing each other will be removed.

  • Windows will be open where possible.

  • Students will need to bring own sanitiser to cleanse prior to and when alighting from the bus. 

School Bus Passes

Administration and the purchase of school bus passes is undertaken by Stephensons of Essex who have successfully serviced Great Baddow High School for a number of years.

Bus fees can be paid in advance yearly (by card payment) or by direct debit over eight months, September to April.

Click here for information regarding school transport

Tickets are sold online via their website Here

Code of Conduct

Stephensons want the journey to and from Great Baddow High School to be as safe and possible and a code of conduct has been produced for your information.

Code of Conduct

Public Transport

A number of buses arrive in the vicinity of Great Baddow High School.

Click Here For information regarding public transport

Information from Essex County Council

Click Here for General guidance for parents/guardians relating to school transport

First Bus Group Student Travel Scheme

The school has joined the First Bus Group ‘Student Travel Scheme’. The scheme enables students to take advantage of discounted student travel. We have been advised by First that the tickets are now available to purchase via their Student Travel Club (STC) website. A dedicated web page has been set up which will provide details of how a parent can register to the Great Baddow High School STC. The webpage also provides information on how to download the First Bus App and create an mTicket account.

You will need your child’s school email address: for the verification process. Once purchased, the tickets will be delivered directly to your child’s mobile phone.

If you have any specific enquiries regarding the scheme, please e-mail First Essex Buses at:


First’s Travel Shop staff are also available to assist, please see the contacts below:

Colchester Travel Shop:

07816595 921

Chelmsford Travel Shop:

07976702 580

Travel Shop Opening Hours: Day Opening Times
Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13:00
Sunday Closed  


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Bus Code of Conduct 16th Jun 2020 Download