School Bus Program

The School Bus Program (SBP) is an extensive school bus network that provides travel at no cost to eligible government and non-government students living in rural and regional Victoria. The school bus network is administered by Public Transport Victoria (PTV). This program is available for families with children attending Warrandyte Primary School and who reside more than 4.8 kilometers of the school bus service.

Warrandyte Primary School has the responsibility for the coordination of school buses, including coordination of student travellers and coordination of Emergency Management Plan.

The school will designate a staff member as the School Bus Coordinator. Responsibilities of this role will include liaison with the bus company, review of Safety Rules for Travellers, enrolment procedures and coordination of the Emergency Management Plan.

Parents wishing their child to use the school bus service must register by completing the necessary form Parents will also be given information on keeping children safe on buses.

Parents will be notified in writing of the outcome of the application for bus travel

At the beginning of each school year, all students will be made aware of the Bus Safety Rules associated with bus travel. Consequences for breaking these rules may lead to suspension from using bus services.