West Kirby Grammar School is conveniently located, being close to the centre of West Kirby and West Kirby Railway Station, with services available from Liverpool and Chester.
Many of our students travel to school via train, but there are also conveniently located public bus stops, together with the following specially provided school service buses. Information about eligibility for bus passes is available on the Wirral Council website on the following link or by contacting the School Admissions Team at Children’s and Young People’s Services on 0151 606 2020: https://www.wirral.gov.uk/schools-and-learning/funding-and-financial-support/free-travel-school
Local Bus Services
22, X22, 614, 621, 670, 671, 672, 673, 674, 684, 685,
Merseytravel provide bus services to West Kirby Grammar School from local areas. Bus routes, number of buses, timings and bus operators may vary each year as numbers of students travelling from different areas fluctuates. For the most up to date information contact Merseytravel on 0151 227 5181 or use the Merseytravel website, a link to which is below. A timetable containing the location of bus stops and times is also available on the Merseytravel website.
For issues with Merseytravel services please can parents email Merseytravel directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Travel Support for Pupil Premium Students
We offer financial support with travel to and from school on school operated serives from areas across Wirral, Chester, Ellesmere Port and North Wales. This scheme applies to students who meet the eligibility criteria for Deprivation Pupil Premium and is funded by Pupil Premium funding received from Central Government. Eligibility is assessed each academic year.
Out of Area School Transport
Wallasey - C3
Chester, Ellesmere Port and North Wales - W1, W3, W5, W6, W7
A1 Willaston, Neston and Parkgate areas
A number of bus services are provided by West Kirby Grammar School in conjunction with Calday Grange Grammar School. These buses provide transport for those students who live in Wallasey. Chester, Ellesmere Port, Willaston, Neston and Parkgate areas and North Wales. The timetables for these services are published each Summar on the Calday website Transport & Travel - Calday Grange Grammar School
The annual cost for a pass is:
- Wallasey services (C buses) for 2023-24 is £765.00
- Chester / Ellesmere Port / N Wales (W buses) is between £1350.00 and £1450.00 depending on the distance
- Willaston, Neston and Parkgate areas is £855.00
The cost of these buses is subsidised by the two schools and the annual fee is determined at the start of each year based upon the number of students using the services. The cost of the pass is non-refundable. Payment is made via Calday Grange Grammar School via Direct Debit. The payment for these passes may be made in full or by instalment as detailed on their website.
Please note that seats on the bus services are available on a first come first served basis and bus passes will be sent from Calday Grange Grammar School. Replacement passes will be provided at a cost of £5.00 from Calday Shop
For any issues with these services please can parents email Calday directly at email@example.com