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THE ENGLISH SCHOOL
BUS SAFETY RULES
SAFE RIDE TO SCHOOL
  • Take your seat promptly and sit properly, facing forward at all times.
  • Hold bags and parcels on your lap. Do not stick your feet into aisle; you might trip somebody.
  • The windows of the bus must be closed at all times.
  • At no time should any of the child talk directly to or distract the driver while driving the bus.
  • Eating & Drinking within the bus are not permitted.
  • Avoid fighting, shouting or playing in or around the bus. In severe cases of misbehavior, a child's transportation privilege can be suspended.
  • Always follow the bus driver's instructions.
  • If willful damage is made to the buses or others belongings, it will be the responsibility of the concerned to compensate the damage.
LEAVING THE BUS SAFELY
  • In case you need to cross a street, ensure that you cross in front of the bus. Walk ahead and cross only when the driver gives the signal.
  • If everyone is getting off the bus, the children in the front leave first. Do not push or shove.
INFORMATION FOR PARENTS : BUS SAFETY
  • Parents responsible for ensuring that their children are familiar with school bus safety rules and school transportation policies.
  • Parents are responsible for their children until they step on the bus and immediately after they exit the bus.
  • The driver shall have the right to return the student to the school if there is no body waiting for him/her when he / she goes back home. The responsibility of the consequences resulting thereafter shall be assumed by the parents / guardian.
  • Students should carry their school ID card at all times.
  • Students are not to throw objects of any kind either inside the bus, out of the bus or around the bus.
  • Students are not to use abusive language or profanity, obscene or rude gestures or spit while on the bus.
  • Students are not to leave the bus without drivers permission, except on arrival at their assigned stop.
  • Parents should come to the bus stop 10 minutes before the arrival of the bus. If the bus does not arrive after 15 minutes, the parents may contact the driver.
  • If any change of residence, the parents will have to send an official letter to the school office well in advance.
  • School buses will not go to locations other than those identified by the school.
  • If the child is absent to school, parents have to inform the class teacher or pass the information to school reception.
The school principal deprive any student from school transport system, if :-
  • Violates any safety rule and endangers the lives of others during the trip
  • Causes the delay of the trip more than 3 times in one school year
  • Leaves the bus before reaching his/her designated stop without prior permission
  • If more than three written complaints against him/her during one school year