Dropping Off Pupils at School

The routine designated dropping off area for pupils is the lay-by on Kings Road and using the mini-roundabout as a turning circle.  Parents/carers are not to drop off pupils beyond the school gates as this area can become very congested and parking spaces are at a premium.    If your child has particular access needs then alternative arrangements can be made with the school.

School Transport

Hampshire County Council is responsible for providing assistance with transport to school for children living in the local authority administrative area.  This service is currently delivered on their behalf by Xelabus, who provide several routes from catchment areas direct to Kings’ School.

If your child uses school transport (including public transport) both they and you (the parent/carer) are agreeing to the Home to School Code of Conduct (link) which outlines expected standards of behaviour and safety onboard school transport.

For all enquiries for ‘Catchment’ buses please click the link below for more information from Hampshire County Council.


Routes and Timings
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Hampshire Schools Transport

Code of Conduct
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Hampshire Schools Transport
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Kings' School Late Bus Routes

Fare of £3 per trip payable at Reception before travel. Times are an estimate only & will vary due to traffic.

Stop Time
Kings' School Winchester 17:00
Twyford Stores Bus Stop 17:15
Shawford Train Station 17:25
Otterbourne Road / Southdown Road 17:30
Stop Time
Otterbourne White Horse Pub The Otter Pub 17:43
Tees Farm Road/Oak Tree Close 17:50
Tees Farm Road/Valley Close 17:52
Co-op Winchester Road 18:10

Cycling to School

On the understanding that pupils and parents agree to the points below, pupils are allowed to cycle to school with their parents’ consent:

  • Pupils agree to cycle sensibly and safely at all times.
  • Bicycles are left at school at the owner’s risk and the school will not be held responsible for any damage that occurs.
  • Pupils must wear safety helmets at all times when cycling to and from school.
  • Parents will ensure that pupils are aware of road safety procedures and that bicycles used are in a road worthy state with lights fitted for use in conditions of poor visibility.