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As part of our commitment to sustainable transport and improved air quality, we ask students to walk, cycle or use public transport to get to the Academy.

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There are no drop-off facilities for students arriving by car as the road is narrow and there are no formal turning areas.

If you need to bring your child to school by car, please use our 'Park and Stride' arrangement with Tesco.
Here, you can drop off your child in Tesco and they can use the side gate to allow students to walk the short distance to school. This gate will be open at the beginning and the end of the day only.


Two bus services run along the Great West Road - close to Bolder Academy:
Three more bus routes run along London Road which is a fifteen minute walk from the Academy:
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Syon Lane station is a 5 minute walk.


There are a series of cycle paths and dual use paths on the approaches to Bolder Academy. We have a large sheltered bike park to the rear of the building where you can lock your bike (a D- lock is recommended). Remember that all students cycling to school should wear a helmet and have working lights for dusk and dawn.  Look out our for cycling safety session that are arranged through the term.