Apply for reception to year 11 transport

How to apply

Once you have been offered a school place, you may then apply for free school transport.

The deadline for applications for the 2024/25 school year is 31 May 2024.

If you miss this deadline, you may still apply, but it may not be processed for the start of the new school year, and you should make other arrangements for your child to travel to school.

If you apply mid-year then it is your responsibility to make other arrangements for your child until your application has been processed.

Apply for free school transport

What happens next

Once you have applied online, you will get an email to confirm we have received your application. We will then assess your eligibility and contact you as soon as possible with our decision.

If your application is approved, we will send you details and, where appropriate, a bus pass as soon as possible. 

Your child will be allocated a Transport number – please keep hold of this as you will need it if you wish to contact us about your transport provision in future.

Your transport will then be in place until the end of year 6, or the end of year 11, whichever is applicable.

If you are worried that your application has exceeded 20 days then you can email to check its status.