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My child attends a secondary school. What is the transport policy?
Free transport will be provided for secondary school pupils in years 7 to 11 who go to:
If children receive free school meals or parents receive the maximum level of Working Tax Credit, transport will be provided for secondary school pupils in Years 7 to 11 who go to:
If children go to a school that is on split sites, the measurement of the walking distance will be taken from home to the site the children normally attend.
In the case of pupils with a statement of special educational needs, this will be the school that the LA considers to be the school that can best meet a child's needs (i.e. the most suitable school). This may be the local school or a special school.
*Qualifying schools are: community; foundation; voluntary aided or controlled schools, community or foundation special schools; non-maintained special schools; pupil referral units; city technology colleges (CTC); city colleges for the technology of the arts (CCTA) or Academies (source Home to school travel and transport guidance para 104 published by DCSF 2007)