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Transport

Tamworth

Bus

Students from Carinya travel from as far afield as Gunnedah, Werris Creek, Manilla, Nundle and Somerton. The region is well serviced by bus companies - Hannafords, Tamworth Buslines,Macpherson's Coaches and Peel Valley Coaches.

To view the bus routes and timetables please visit the bus company website or contact the company directly.

Children eligible for free bus travel must be older than 4 ½ years. Primary students must reside more than 1.6km radial distance from the school or 2.9 km by the most direct practicable walking route. Children younger than 4 ½ travel at the discretion of the bus company. Bus travel forms are available from the school office.

Coming From Gunnedah

There is a direct bus service operated by Hope and Macphersons Coaches that bring students from Gunnedah to Carinya. Please contact Carinya Tamworth to enquire about this service.

Dropping Your Child at School

DropOffPickUpMap-Tam-Sml When dropping off and picking up your children please use Raywood Drive. The entry is off Calala Lane as shown by the circle in the adjacent map. You can drive round to the pick-up / drop-off point as indicated with the arrow in the adjacent map. There is parking along this road if you would like to stop.

Walking

Students walking home wait in a 'walkers' line near the bus lines. They all leave the school together accompanied by a teacher who walks them out to Boronia Drive and assists with the road crossing. 

Gunnedah

School buses drop off and pick up directly out the front of the main school building. They start arriving at 8:30am and run until school starts at 9:00am. The buses pick up again starting at 3:00pm. Many children travel to and from school in this manner.

Children eligible for free bus travel must be older than 4 ½ years. Primary students must reside more than 1.6km radial distance from the school or 2.9 km by the most direct practicable walking route. Children younger than 4 ½ travel at the discretion of the bus company. Bus travel forms are available from the school office.

Rural families may also be eligible for the government’s Private vehicle conveyance subsidy. More information is available via the school office.

Four bus companies service the local area. Specific information related to your circumstances can be obtained from the school or by ringing the local companies.

Carinya Tamworth

Ph: (02) 6762 0970
Fax: (02) 6762 1752
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25 Boronia Drive
Calala, NSW, 2340
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Carinya Gunnedah

Ph: (02) 6742 2766
Fax: (02) 6742 5095
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46 Elgin Street
Gunnedah, NSW, 2380
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