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PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:24 pm 
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Hi, is anyone aware for transport arrangements from Harlow to Colchester Girls High School. I am not able to find any school coaches on this route. Thanks


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:01 pm 
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Moved to Essex


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:48 pm 
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Did your DD take the exam for CCHS as well? Chelmsford is only 20 miles from Harlow, vs over 40 to ColCHS and there is a direct public bus route.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:09 pm 
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Why would you do that to a child?! I hate driving to Harlow for work it's a horrendous journey from colchester. Move house or choose a different school.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:27 pm 
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40 miles to school every day?????????????

A round trip of 80 miles every day, five days a week for seven years?

Of course the school is not going to arrange a school coach to enable students to come from 40 miles away.

Why would you apply for a school so far away unless you were planning to move?

What are your other options?

DG


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:33 pm 
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I suspect it's a wind-up.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:39 pm 
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anotherdad wrote:
I suspect it's a wind-up.


I hope so. But knowing this forum stranger commutes have been asked about


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:15 pm 
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I used to work in Harlow, and my goodness, those roundabouts alone make journey times 3 times as long.....and then you have the traffic jams. :shock:


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