School transport is provided free of charge to students in years 7-11 who live within the catchment area and more than 3 miles from the school by Suffolk County Council.
It is the responsibility of parents/carers to arrange transport. All information can be found on the Suffolk on Board website.
If you live in Essex, but within the catchment area please go to the Essex County Council website.
Out of Catchment Transport
Thomas Gainsborough School facilitate transport for students in some out of catchment areas. A letter detailing times and cost can be on this page linked under resources.
Mr Ponsford has overall responsibility for school transport and can be contacted via email here.
The map below shows the transport catchment area provided by SCC.
2017-18 Bus Route Summary
|711||Milden, Edwardstone, Groton, Boxford, Newton||Squirrells Coaches||SCC|
|712||Hadleigh, Polstead, White Street Green, Boxford||Suffolk Norse||SCC|
|716||Chelsworth, Monks Eleigh, Brent Eleigh, Bridge Farm, Lavenham, Washmere Green, Great Waldingfield||Chambers||SCC|
|718||Kettlebaston, Preston St Mary, Lavenham, Great Waldingfield||Chambers||SCC|
|84||Nayland, Stoke by Nayland, Assington, Newton||Chambers||SCC|
|84a||Great Horkesley, Honey Tye, Leavenheath, Newton||Chambers||SCC|
|753||Acton, Great Waldingfield, Lavenham||Chambers||Chambers|
|754||Bures, West Begholt, Colchester||Chambers||Chambers|
|757||Mcdonalds, Tesco, Long Melford, Glemsford, Cavendish and Clare||Chambers - TGS Parent consortium||TGS|
Late buses run on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, allowing students to partcipate in enrichment activities and intervention.
|Late 84||16:30||Sudbury, Chilton, Newton Green, Assington, Levenheath, Stoke-by-Nayland and Nayland||Chambers||All passes valid or PAYG|
|Late Go Start||16:30||Polstead and Boxford to Hadleigh via villages (Route varies by demand)||Go Start||SCC passes valid|
|Late 754||16:35||Little Cornard, Bures, Wormingford and Colchester||Chambers||All passes valid or PAYG|
|Late 755||16:51||Sudbury, Long Melford, Acton, Great Waldingfield and Lavenham||Chambers||All passes valid or PAYG|
|Late 756||16:55||Sudbury, Glemsford, Cavendish and Clare||Chambers||All passes valid or PAYG|