School Buses

School bus services operate to and from Rushcliffe School from:

  • Lady Bay / Gamston
  • Ruddington


The Lady Bay / Gamston service (no. 221) is operated by Sharpes of Nottingham. Pupils must pay on boarding for this service.


The Ruddington services are operated by Silverdale (no. 280, 281, 283 and 284) and Hammonds (no. 282) on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council. Most pupils who travel from Ruddington will be entitled to a free bus pass. You can find more information on under 16 travel assistance here and post 16 travel assistance here.


Temporary Covid-19 Arrangements

Additional cleaning of vehicles and hand sanitising arrangements are in place on both the Lady Bay and Ruddington services. Pupils must wear a face covering on board.

The Lady Bay service is operating on the normal timetable and route.

The Ruddington buses are operating on a temporary timetable. Buses are currently year group specific and depart at 8.20am from the following stops:

  • Year 7: Rufford Rd, Ashworth Ave near St Peters Junior School
  • Year 8: Church street near the Co-op
  • Year 9: Ruddington Green
  • Year 10: Barleylands
  • Year 11: Clifton Lane uniform shop.