School special buses

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Bus Pass Information From Metro

Current students who already have a bus permit should have received a renewal form through the post to their home address over the last few weeks. Please return that form to Metro to apply for a pass for next year. If you haven’t received one, or if you haven’t had a permit this year, please complete the form below


School Buses

Important Information – Priority Photo card
Users of the school bus services at St Bede’s and St Joseph’s Catholic College are advised to apply for a Priority Photo card to use on the school bus. The Priority Photo card arrangement exists to prevent overcrowding on the buses and to ensure that all students are allocated a place on a suitable bus service.

To register for a place on one of the buses, please complete the Secondary School Application Form. Click Here

Priority Photo cards are not required on the A17 service, or if you have a zero fare boarding pass.

Click link below

Students who currently buy weekly or monthly School Plus or 16-25 tickets can now buy them at over 700 Payzone outlets. Open around 90 hours every week, Payzone shops are the place to add SchoolPlus weekly and monthly as well as discounted 16-25 weekly, monthly and term-time travel products to Young Person’s PhotoCards, Scholar’s PhotoCards and 16-25 PhotoCards. Find your local Payzoine outlet by visiting

School Bus Numbers:

A17 Ardor Bradford Interchange – Ardor Site (Upper School)
B1 Ardor Thornton Road – Ardor Site (Upper School)
B2 Ardor Staygate Roundabout – Ardor Site (Upper School)
B3 Ardor Queensbury – Ardor Site (Upper School)
B4 Ardor Killinghall Road – Ardor Site (Upper School)
B5 Ignis & Ardor Cottingley (AM) / Frizinghall (PM) – Ignis Site (Lower School) & Ardor Site (Upper School)
B6 Ardor Greengates – Ardor Site (Upper School)
B7 Ignis Thornton Road – Ignis Site (Lower School)
B8 Ignis Manchester Road / Mayo Avenue – Ignis Site (Lower School)
B9 Ignis Thornton – Ignis Site (Lower School) [new service starting 4th November 2014]
B12 Ardor Odsal Top – Ardor Site (Upper School)
B13 Ignis & Ardor Tong Street – Ignis Site (Lower School) & Ardor Site (Upper School)
B14 Ignis Five Lane Ends – Greengates – Ignis Site (Lower School)
B15 Ignis Killinghall Road – Ignis Site (Lower School)
B16 Ignis Queensbury – Ignis Site (Lower School)
B18 Ignis Staygate Roundabout – Ignis Site (Lower School)
B22 Ignis & Ardor Buttershaw – Ardor Site (Upper School)
B23 Ignis Clayton – Ignis Site (Lower School)
B24 Ignis & Ardor  Greengates – Ignis Site (Lower School) & Ardor Site (Upper School)
B25 Ignis Buttershaw – Ignis Site (Lower School)
B26 Ignis & Ardor Bingley – Ignis Site (Lower School) & Ardor Site (Upper School)

Click on the following link to review the Code of conduct.
Code of conduct

Metro would like to make all schools and colleges aware that from 1st October 2014, paper Young Person’s PhotoCards will no longer be accepted for travel in West Yorkshire. 11-16 year olds need to swap paper PhotoCards for a new smartcard in order to claim half-fare travel in West Yorkshire.

11-16 year olds can apply online or at a local Bus Station Travel Centre and the first one is free. Visit the generationM website for more information.