St James's Church of England High School

St James Church of England High School

'A National Teaching School'

September 2013

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School BusES


If you plan to use one of the Yellow School Bus Services Y40 or Y53 the Portal is now open for you to apply - the Portal will remain open until 30th June 2018.  You can access the Portal by clicking here.

Please remember you must obtain a pass to use one of these services and you must apply within before the deadline - only apply if your child will be a regular user of one of these 2 services.

If you currently have a pass for the Y40 or Y53  you must RE-APPLY to use in the new academic year.

Proposed Changes to 993/994 School Services for September 2018

Transport for Greater Manchester(TFGM) are proposing to make changes to the following services for September 2018. 

  • 994 Service - Withdraw the Service
  • 993 Service - Change the route to include Lever Edge and Great Lever - it will no longer service Morris Green
  • Students who live in Morris Green will need to apply to use the Y53 Yellow School Bus when the portal opens -

Please click here for full details of the proposed changes above - students can get a letter from the school office.

976 School Service - February 2018

The 976 School Service from Little Lever will now operate an after school service with effect from Monday 26th February 2018.  The Service (which is shared with Mount St Joseph's School) will stop at the bus stop on Highfield Road (at the top of Lucas Road) at 15.24 pm.  This service will operate every day but as we finish at 2.20 pm on Wednesday's it will not be available.

BUS TIMETABLES 2017 - 2018 

Please click here for the updated timetables effective from 26th February 2018 supplied by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and will be effective for the rest of the academic year


Please remember to travel of the Y40 or Y53 you MUST have a Yellow School Bus Pass which you apply for through the Transport for Greater Manchester Website


Please remember to receive the concessionary fare all students should have an IGO to travel on the buses - if they cannot show their IGO pass they can be charged the higher fare.  Apply for an IGO pass on the TfGM website.

Click here for Transport for Greater Manchester Website (TfGM)

First Manchester Buses - Any pupils who travel on First Manchester Buses - the Y40 School Bus or 501 please be aware of the new system being introduced when Drivers do not have change - click here for details