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2019 Walk-to-School week at Bruton Primary School a great success

This year’s walk-to-school week (20-24th May) for Bruton Primary School, was a great success. The weather was sunny, the children were enthusiastic, and the school staff wonderful. The walking buses even ran on time! A big thanks to school staff, … Continue reading

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The Walking Buses are back

Next week (20-24th May) is national walk-to-school week organised by Living Streets. To encourage the children to walk to school, during this week, walking buses will be running to Bruton Primary School. This year there are seven bus routes running … Continue reading

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School Staff successfully turn around failing Bus Network

Teachers and staff at Bruton Primary have spectacularly turned around Bruton’s failing walking bus network. Earlier in the week the network, which had seen dwindling passenger numbers, was put into ‘special measures’ after failing a wbOfsted inspection.  The teachers and staff … Continue reading

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Walking bus network in ‘Special Measures’

Following a recent WbOfsted inspection Bruton Primary’s walking bus network is now in special measures. Sir Topham Hatt, recently appointed as a WbOfsted inspector, told us “the network failed the inspection due to inadequate leadership of the senior management at … Continue reading

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Bruton Primary School Walk-to-School week

The 23rd-27th of May is Bruton Primary School’s Walk-to-School week. During the week there will be a network of ‘walking buses’. Families will meet at the ‘bus stops’ and then walk to school together, picking up more families on route. The … Continue reading

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Walk to School Week

Last week was national Walk-to-school week organised by the charity Living Streets.  In conjunction with Bruton Primary School Basii organised ‘walking buses’ throughout the week with teachers leading the ‘buses’ on the Wednesday morning. The teachers were allocated a line … Continue reading

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Job Vacancies

Transport for Bruton is currently recruiting ‘Walking Bus Leaders’.  This is an exciting opportunity to become involved in a dynamic, versatile, fictitious company and contribute to saving the planet. Candidates are required to have good walking and navigational skills.  The … Continue reading

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Chaos on walking buses turns to success

Last week during Walk to School Week children joined walking buses to and from Bruton Primary School.  Initially there were  a few teething problems with the complicated network of seven walking bus routes.  A spokeswoman for Transport for Bruton, responsible for … Continue reading

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Walk-to-School Week and 20/20 Vision After-School Walk

This year Walk to School Week is on the 19th-23rd May.  BASii is encouraging children and their parents or carers to take part.  At Bruton Primary we are organising ‘Walking Buses’ from different areas of the town.  For the five days groups … Continue reading

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