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Late Again

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Here is a picture of Moira's school which has a paved playground at the front:
Moira's schoolyard
If Moira was sitting on the bench nearest the school gate, to get to the climbing frame she could:
Go forward $2$ squares to the pond.
Turn to the right and go $1$ square forward.
Turn to the left and go $2$ squares forward.

This morning, Moira is late for school.
What is the shortest route she can take from the school gate to the school door?
Is there more than one way she could go?