Travel options

Other ways of travelling to School

As part of our commitment to becoming Carbon Net-Zero by 2030, we encourage our community to use sustainable modes of travel where possible to reduce the number of cars coming to the site. This contributes to improved air quality and reduces congestion on local roads.


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Canons Park and Stanmore Station on the Jubilee Line are closest with a 10 minute walk to the School.

Edgware Station on the Northern Line with a 20 minute walk to the School.

For more information about getting to school via the Thameslink, Bakerloo or Metropolitan Lines, or any other train service, please contact the Operations Team or go to the TfL website for more information. London Rail and Tube Services map.

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We also run free Station Shuttle-bus services between:

Edgware (Northern Line) and Stanmore (Jubilee Line) tube stations and the School from 7.50am.

The School and Edgware (Northern Line) or Canons Park (Jubilee Line) tube stations in the afternoons and evenings.

We also run additional late Station Shuttle-bus services in the evenings (Monday to Thursday) to:

Harrow on the Hill station (Metropolitan Line and Chiltern Railways).

Harrow & Wealdstone station (Bakerloo Line, London Overground & Southern Railways).

Timetable of Station Shuttle-bus service.


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Stanmore: 340 from Harrow and Edgware

Canons Park: 79 from Alperton and Edgware, 186 from Northwick Park and Brent Cross

Edgware: 32 from Kilburn Park, 107 from New Barnet, 113 from Marble Arch, 221 from Turnpike Lane, 240 from Golders Green, 251 from Arnos Grove, 292 from Borehamwood

Girls using these bus services can also use the Station Shuttle-buses for the final leg of their journey.


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Some girls walk to school. In addition to the main entrances on Dalkeith Grove and Canons Drive, there are pedestrian entrances at the south east corner of the site onto Canons Drive and to the north alongside 25 Dalkeith Grove, leading to the Junior School.

There is a covered scooter shelter for use by Junior School girls.

For walking distances please see the map here.


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Students may cycle to school, locking their bikes securely away to covered cycle racks located behind the Bursary. We recommend that girls who cycle wear helmets and high visibility garments at all times on their journey to and from school.

You can see a cycle map of the area here.


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We recognise that for some parents it is convenient to drop-off their daughters on the way to work, but we do not encourage this as the local roads get very congested and there are limited parking spaces and drop-off facilities on site.

If you cannot travel to school by more sustainable modes of transport, we strongly recommend that you consider park and stride and/or car-sharing.  This is because the local roads routinely get extremely congested and parking on or near the site is very limited. In addition, we also restrict access to the Loop Road (accessible from Dalkeith Grove) between 3.45 – 4.20pm when the priority is to enable the coaches to line up and for pupils to board safely.

Park and Stride
There are several areas within a 5 min walk to school where you can leave your car safely and walk in to meet up with your daughter. We have created a map of the possible locations where you should be able to ‘park and stride’ here.  In doing so, please be sensitive to our neighbours and do not park in driveways.

Car Sharing
To enable you with connect with other families in your area so that you daughters can safely travel to and from school with other girls, whether by school coaches, buses, trains, cycling or walking, or by car sharing, we strongly encourage you to register for the innovative HomeRun App.  This App also provides us with anonymous information about travel habits that helps us to improve the options to promote and increase the level of sustainable travel to school – something that we are required to do by the local Harrow Council.

Please note:

If you have to drive on site please note that parents may not use the Loop Road from 3.45 pm and until the coaches have departed at about 4.20 pm.

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As part of our mission to reduce the School’s carbon footprint we launched the HomeRun App to help to reduce the number of cars on the road. This app enables you to connect with other Senior and Junior parents to coordinate journeys to and from School and hence reduce our carbon footprint. This is proving highly successful.

This independently developed App provides an innovative, secure, digital platform that allows parents to search for both Junior and Senior NLCS families living nearby (by distance from your home location, rather than by address which remain private), to coordinate journeys and to share information. It will enable you to:

  • See who lives nearby – this may provide you with opportunities to share car travel/lifts to save time and the expense of driving to school.
  • Contact other parents securely and share personal contact information on a needs only basis.
  • Receive information promptly about any changes to the arrival times of girls returning from trips and school events.
  • Ensure safer travel for your daughters to use buses or trains by sharing travel arrangements.
  • Receive up to date information on travel and environment initiatives.

The app also provides the School with anonymised journey information that we can use to promote new environmentally sustainable travel initiatives and will support us in developing our travel plans with Harrow Council and TfL.

If you have any further questions please contact the Operations Team via or by calling 020 8951 6490.

Please note:
If you have to drive on site please note that parents may not use the Loop Road from 3.45 pm and until the coaches have departed at about 4.20 pm, as there is insufficient space for parents to wait safely with around 600 pupils connecting to our 22 coach and minibus services at this time.