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Airport Transfers to and from Bloxham School

Minibus Airport Transfers
The school will carry out airport transfers to London Heathrow on the last day of each term, and on the day before each Term starts; this cost is included in the overseas student's fees. Transfers to and from other airports can be arranged with taxis, coach or train, but would be at a cost to parents. The school will also run one airport transfer to and from Heathrow at short breaks such as Exeat or bank holidays. Alternatively, there are frequent independent airport transfer bus or train services between all London airports, should students fly into another destination and wish to meet the school transport at London Heathrow. This should be arranged by parents and the school must be advised well in advance.

Departures
Minibuses will leave Bloxham at the end of the school day, activity or lessons. This has been put in place to allow parents to book flights in advance and avoid children having long waits at the airport. If your flight is booked outside the times listed below and an alternative arrangement such as coach, train or taxi is needed, the additional cost will be added to your bill.

Arrivals
On the day before each term starts (being the day that Boarders return), we will arrange for school minibuses to collect students at the five Heathrow Terminals. The student is to contact the driver on landing to confirm the pick-up location. If an incoming flight is delayed, either holding the departure of our school minibus or arranging a taxi will be considered.

Unaccompanied Minors
Depending on the airline destination and the age of the child traveling, your child may qualify as an unaccompanied minor. It is the parent's responsibility to fill out the relevant paper work for the airline and to forward all the paper work to the child's Housemaster, again, well in advance of the date of flying.

Most airlines require an escort to wait with the child until their flight has taken off. We can arrange for an escort, however there will be an additional cost for the time the escort has to wait.

Flight Information
Please ensure that both outgoing and return flight information, including your child's contact mobile number for the return journey, is sent to Phil Smithson the Transport Manager (transport@bloxhamschool.com) and your Child's Housemaster/mistress at least five days before the holiday starts (see information required below).

Minibus transfer information, timings, name of the driver and their contact number will be distributed to the students, parents and Housemasters prior to the holidays.

Minibuses
Due to the limited number of seats on the minibuses, student baggage is restricted to 1 x average size suit case and hand baggage per person. If this is exceeded baggage could be left at the airport or School in order to allow students on the minibus.

Minibus departure timings for the academic year below.

Please bear in mind that two hours (required prior to the flights) has been added to the timings.

Lent Term
End of Lent Term School ends at 16:00 House Hockey/ Netball
• 1st Apr 2017, minibus 1 leaves 13:30 arrives LHR 15:00 for flights from 17:00 onwards
• 1st Apr 2017, minibus 2 leaves 16:30 arrives LHR 18:00 for flights from 20:00 onwards

Summer Term
• 23rd Apr 2017 collection 16:00-17:00hrs and 19:00-20:00hrs
Exeat (Bank holiday) School ends at 13:10
• 29th Apr 2017 minibus 1 leaves 13:45 arrives LHR 15:15 for flights from 17:15 onwards
• 1st May 2017 collection 17:00-18:00hrs
Half Term Lessons end at 13:00
• 26th May 2017, minibus 1 leaves 13:30 arrives LHR 15:00 for flights from 17:00 onwards
• 26th May 2017, minibus 2 leaves 15:30 arrives LHR 17:00 for flights from 19:00 onwards
• 4th June Collection 16:00-17:00hrs and 19:00-20:00hrs
End of Summer Term
• 30th June 2017, minibus 1 leaves 09:30 arrives LHR 11:00 for flights from 13:00 onwards
• 30th June 2017, minibus 2 leaves 12:30 arrives LHR 14:00 for flights from 16:00 onwards

Minibus departure timings for the academic year of 2017/18:
Please bear in mind that an additional two hours (required prior to the flights) has been added to the timings.

Michaelmas Term
• Monday 4th Sep 2017, New students induction collection LHR TBC
• Tuesday 5th Sep 2017, collection LHR 16:00-17:00hrs and 19:00-20:00hrs
Exeat School ends at 15:30
• Friday 29th Sep 2017, minibus 1 leaves 13:45 arrives LHR 15:15 for flights from 17:15 onwards
• Sunday 1st Oct 2017, collection LHR 17:00-18:00hrs
Half Term School ends at 16:00
• Saturday 21st Oct 2017, minibus 1 leaves 13:45 arrives LHR 15:15 for flights from 17:15 onwards
• Saturday 21st Oct 2017, minibus 2 leaves 16:30 arrives LHR 18:00 for flights from 20:00 onwards
• Sunday 5th Nov 2017, collection LHR 16:00-17:00hrs and 19:00-20:00hrs
Exeat School ends at 18:00
• Friday 24th Nov 2017, minibus 1 leaves 13:45 arrives LHR 15:15 for flights from 17:15 onwards
• Sunday 26th Nov 2017, collection LHR 17:00-18:00hrs
End of Michaelmas Term School ends at 13:00
• Saturday 16th Dec 2017, minibus 1 leaves 13:00 arrives LHR 15:00 for flights from 16:30 onwards
• Saturday 16th Dec 2017, minibus 2 leaves 13:00 arrives LHR 15:00 for flights from 16:30 onwards


Lent Term
• Monday 8th Jan 2018, collection LHR 16:00-17:00hrs and 19:00-20:00hrs
Half Term School ends at: 18:00
• Friday 9th Feb 2018,minibus 1 leaves 13:45 arrives LHR 15:15 for flights from 17:15 onwards
• Friday 9th Feb 2018, minibus 2 leaves 16:30 arrives LHR 18:00 for flights from 20:00 onwards
• Sunday 18th Feb 2018, collection 16:00-17:00hrs and 19:00-20:00hrs
End of Lent Term School ends at 16:30
• Saturday 24th Mar 2018, minibus 1 leaves 13:30 arrive LHR 15:00 for flights from 17:00 onwards
• Saturday 24th Mar 2018, minibus 2 leaves 16:30 arrives LHR 18:00 for flights from 20:00 onwards


Summer Term
• Monday 16th Apr 2018 collection 16:00-17:00hrs and 19:00-20:00hrs
Exeat (Bank holiday) School ends at 16:00
• Saturday 5th May 2018 minibus 1 leave 13:45 arrives LHR 15:15 for flights from 17:15 onwards
• Monday 7th May 2018 collection 17:00-18:00hrs
Half Term Lessons ends at 15:30
• Friday 25th May 2018, minibus 1 leaves 13:30 arrive LHR 15:00 for flights from 17:00 onwards
• Friday 25th May 2018, minibus 2 leaves 15:30 arrives LHR 17:00 for flights from 19:00 onwards
• Sunday 3rd June Collection 16:00-17:00hrs and 19:00-20:00hrs
End of Summer Term School ends at 12:30
• Friday 29th June 2018, minibus 1 leaves 13:30 arrive LHR 15:00 for flights from 17:00 onwards
• Friday 29th June 2018, minibus 2 leaves 15:30 arrives LHR 17:00 for flights from 19:00 onwards

Information required
Name of Child......................................................... Age..................
Unaccompanied Minor Yes/ No
Student contact mobile................................. Important for communication on return trips
Date of Flight out............................................
Airport:........ ............... Flight number:................... Time:.............
Terminal.........
Date of return flight return.
Airport:......................... Flight number:................... Time:................
Terminal:............