School transport information

All travel passes will be valid for travel until the student receives their new permanent pass, even if passes are temporary or are past their expiry date. Permanent passes will be issued between November and 23 December 2019 and we will let you know when your permanent pass is being sent to you.

Paid-for school transport

1. School transport options

If we have written to you to say we not able to offer your child a space we will keep their details on a waiting list.

We review this list regularly and will only write to you if a space becomes available. We recommend that you make other transport arrangements for this academic year.


Alternative transport options

Public bus services: You can get season tickets and child discounts from most bus and train operators or see the Citizencard information. See our local bus timetable page or plan a journey on Traveline. Taxi operators may also offer discounts for regular journeys.

Schools: Ask your school if they have a travel plan in place – this can include walking and cycling routes. See our cycle training information.

Childcare: If you use a childminder they may be able take your child to school, or pick them up. If they’re close to school they may walk or drive your child there.

Parent and community schemes: Your school PTA may help you to see if there is interest in contracting your own transport through a local operator. ‘Walking buses’ that use parents as volunteers to pick up children, walk them to school and take them home may work for some groups of parents.

Car share: Setting up a lift scheme for parents to car-share may be an option, or consider using a car share app like Liftshare.

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Last updated: 30 September 2019

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