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Cornish College

65 River End Road

Bangholme, VIC 3175

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Bus Service

Cornish College operates charter buses and/or minibuses to help students travel to and from school.
Please note, in some circumstances we may not be able to offer an appropriate service. If this is the case, we will contact you to discuss alternatives.

Bus Booking Options
Cornish College provides three options:

1. Permanent Full Time - one easy transaction will secure a seat from Monday to Friday, morning and afternoon until the end of the term or year.
2. Permanent Part Time - one easy transaction will secure a seat on your nominated day/s and time/s (morning or afternoons or both). You cannot swap days but can purchase additional trips in advance by booking ‘Casual trips’.
3. Casual trip - Casual passes can be purchased as required throughout the year. Please email transport@cornishcollege.vic.edu.au one day before travel, indicating the day and bus number.

2017 Bus Booking Fares per Term
Prices are based on a Permanent Full Time booking
Zone 1 - $520 per term
Zone 2 - $375 per term
Zone 3 - $280 per term
Casual - $6 per trip.

Bus Zones and Routes
Cornish College has split fares into three zones with Zone 1 being the highest fare and Zone 3 the lowest.
Currently, we provide 9 bus routes. The bus routes vary from year to year to accommodate new students’ requirements and to minimise the time they spend travelling. In 2017 the bus routes are:

Bus #1
Zone 1 From Black Rock to White Street, Mordialloc
Zone 2 From White Street, Mordialloc to Edithvale Road
Zone 3 From Edithvale Road to Cornish College

Bus #2
Zone 1 From Beaumaris to White Street, Mordialloc
Zone 2 From White Street, Mordialloc to Edithvale Road
Zone 3 From Edithvale Road to Cornish College

Bus #3
Zone 1 From Bentleigh to Boundary Rd Dingley
Zone 2 From Boundary Rd Dingley to Greens Rd
Zone 3 From Greens Rd to Cornish College

Bus #4
Zone 1 From Mt Eliza to Skye Rd
Zone 2 From Skye Rd to Seaford Rd
Zone 3 Seaford Rd to Cornish College

Bus #5
Zone 1 From Lyndhurst to corner Thompsons Rd & Taylors Rd
Zone 2 From corner Thompsons Rd & Taylors Rd to Seaford Rd
Zone 3 From Seaford Rd to Cornish College

Bus #6
No Zone 1 or 2
Zone 3 From Edithvale Rd to Cornish College

Bus #7 Afternoon Run only
Zone 1 From Karingal to Skye Rd
Zone 2 From Skye Rd to Seaford Rd
Zone 3 From Seaford Rd to Cornish College

Bus #8
Zone 1 From Hampton to White St, Mordialloc
Zone 2 From White St, Mordialloc to Edithvale Rd
Zone 3 From Edithvale Rd to Cornish College

Bus #9
Zone 1 From Hampton to White St, Mordialloc
No Zone 2 or 3

Example costs
The following examples are applied to Permanent Part Time only.

Example 1: If your child lives in Zone 1 and is taking 2 trips in the morning and 1 trip in the afternoon, that equals 3 trips per week, Your charge will be 0.3 of the full cost per term.

Formula: Cost per Zone 1, per Term is $520 X 0.3 = $156.
The amount to be paid for Zone 1 per Term is $156.

Example 2: If your child lives in Zone 3 and is taking 3 trips in the morning and 2 trips in the afternoon, that equals 5 trips per week. Your charge will be 0.5 of the full cost per term.

Formula: Cost per Zone 3, per Term is $280 X 0.5 = $140.00.
The amount to be paid for Zone 3 per Term is $140.00

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before completing the application form:
• Bus bookings cannot be transferred or shared with other students. Students may be required to show the bus driver their Student Card when boarding the bus.
• Credits on full time and part time use are not given if the student does not use the service. There will be no pro rata fee adjustments for bus trips booked but not utilised.

If you have any queries please contact Tara Kirschenberg by email transport@cornishcollege.vic.edu.au or by phone on 9781 9000.

College Bus Standards of Behaviour

All students travelling on buses are expected to conform to the following standards of behaviour:
1. Students travelling to and from the College by bus are deemed to be at the College and are therefore bound by the standards of behaviour that would be expected during the College day.
2. Food and drink are not to be consumed during bus journeys. Items of food and drink must remain in bags throughout the journey.
3. Drivers will be accorded the same level of respect and co-operation expected to be given to a College staff member.
4. Students will:
• Wait in an orderly fashion at any bus stop.
• Board or leave the bus only when it is completely stopped.
• Remain seated at all times if seats are available. If seat belts are fitted they must be worn at all times.
• Talk and behave in a quiet, orderly fashion.
• Respect the needs and comfort of other passengers.
• Obey all road rules and exercise common sense when crossing the road to or from a bus stop.
• Protect bus property.
5. In particular, students will not:
• Distract the driver by yelling, making loud noises or horseplay.
• Fight on the bus.
• Physically or verbally harass or intimidate any person on the bus, including the driver.
• Use foul or abusive language.
• Vandalise the bus.
• Throw litter, or any other object in, or from, the bus.
• Spit in, or from, the bus.
• Allow any part of his/her body to protrude from the bus.
• Demand to sit in a particular seat or part of the bus to the exclusion of anyone else.
• Yell out of the bus or make gestures or faces to members of the public outside the bus.
• Talk to, or otherwise distract, the driver by talking to him/her when the bus is moving.
• Any other act that is not normally regarded as good behaviour.

Computer/iPads should remain in their protective covers at all times and be transported to and from the College securely in the student’s school bag. Students should be conscious of appropriate occupational health and safety issues in the manner in which they carry their bag. Students need to be aware of leaving their computers/iPads unattended in public. Not only could they be damaged, they may be stolen.

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65 River End Road

Bangholme, VIC 3175

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