Getting the bus probably seems daunting atm but it's not a massive journey and most children seem to enjoy the time with friends.
If its a school contract then they pick up from the back gate ( supervised by staff) or on Lexden Road very close to school.
I,m sure he,ll soon get into a routine of when to go to the loo etc and not miss the bus. There is usually about 10 mins between end of school and contract buses leaving
When they have games at the field they finish early so as to be back at school for buses and to begin with they get escorted back and forth
There are quite a few after school activities including musical and sporting as I,m sure there are at KEGS so having flexible travel plans is helpful.
Csse web site has links to contract buses but I believe they go through Witham around 7.45am.