Location, Zoning and Transport

LOCATION: Banora Point Primary School is located at Pioneer Parade, Banora Point.

Click here for directions to reach the school by road.

ZONING: The Department of Education and Training has zoned all schools in the Tweed District. Zoning affects the High School which your child will attend after graduating from Banora Point Primary School. Banora Point Primary School is in the zone which feeds Tweed River High School.

Out of zone enrolments are only available should vacancies occur in that grade and the Principal approves the non-local enrolment.

The Zoned (Local Area) for Banora Point Primary School is as follows:

  • Barneys Point Bridge to the foot of Sextons Hill.
  • East Banora Point to cnr. Terranora Road & Fraser Drive.
  • East Darlington Drive to the southern end roundabout at Glen Ayr Estate.

See the Banora Point Primary School Information Booklet for details of exceptions.

TRANSPORT: There are regulations for free transport for students in specific grades.

Kindergarten, Years 1 & 2:

Conveyed free, by an approved route, by passenger bus, irrespective of the distance from home to school.

Years 3,4,5 & 6.

To be eligible for free travel under the scheme a primary school student must reside outside a 1.6 km radius from the school attended or be required to walk 2.3 km or more because of natural or man made barriers or the nature of the street system.

Some students who do not meet the requirements of living outside the 1.6 km radius may still be eligible.

BUS PASSES & BUS SAFETY

Click here for bus timetables - select “Banora Point Primary school” and press GO.

Students are required to have their bus passes with them daily - it is suggested that the pass is attached securely to the student's school bag.

Buses provide a safe means of transport to and from school, however behaviour of children on buses is sometimes a concern. A potentially dangerous part of the journey is crossing the road at the home end of the journey. Please support safe bus travel by:

  • talking to your children about safe responsible behaviour on buses.
  • reinforcing the road safety messages delivered at school.
  • stressing the need to wait until the bus has gone before crossing a road.
  • waiting on the same side of the road when meeting children at the homeward end of the journey.

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