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Saint Stephen’s College is a TravelSmart school. TravelSmart is a Queensland Government initiative that promotes the use of healthy and sustainable modes of transport in local communities, particularly when travelling to and from schools and workplaces. Student Travel Rebate information.

The College encourages parents to consider using more efficient alternatives than single-passenger car travel such as car-pooling, the College buses, Surfside school buses or a combination of bus and train. Surfside school bus numbers 4210 and 4202 connect the College with Coomera train station on the Gold Coast line.

The College Traffic Management plan provides information to families on how students can safely access and depart from the College campus with minimal congestion at peak times.

College operated bus services

The College operates a number of bus services exclusively for SSC students. These services currently include:

The bus routes have a degree of flexibility based on demand and location of safe stopping points. Families interested in accessing any of the five services should contact bnicol@ssc.qld.edu.au to confirm bus stop locations and schedules. Contact the College Accounts Department (Kirti Kumar kkumar@ssc.qld.edu.au or PH 5573 8686) to arrange to purchase a twenty trip bus pass.

College Bus Passes

The prepaid bus pass includes the emergency contact numbers of the bus drivers, has an unlimited lifespan and students are only charged for trips taken. Please contact the Accounts Department to arrange purchase either in person or over the phone or using www.flexischools.com.au.

Transport Safety

Should any member of the community have a query or concern about the operation of the College car parks, student drivers or the College bus services they should contact the Accredited Operator for the College, Bob Nicol, Assistant to the Principal Administration and Compliance (Ph 5573 8612 or bnicol@ssc.qld.edu.au)

Public Transport

A number of Surfside buses use the bus stops in front of the College on Reserve Road. Please access the useful link below to find comprehensive information about routes and schedules for the bus services. http://schoolbus.net.au/

Surfside Bus Service Guide (Effective 28 January 2020)

Use the following link to access information provided by Surfside related to school bus services, eligibility for bus passes and code of conduct. http://www.surfside.com.au/sit_school_services.htm

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