Local Offer - travel and transport

For many children, young people and families with SEND their ability to access schools, colleges or their local community depends on the access that they have to suitable transport. Having the right information about transport and the range of options available can make a huge difference. This section of the Local offer has information about some of the options available.

Government guidance about transport to school and other places of education September 2020

We recognise that the start of a new academic year can be an anxious time for pupils and families and especially more so this year due to the Covid19 global pandemic which has affected us all. Learn more about how we are following the latest government guidelines to work in partnership with families, schools and the providers to manage Covid19 risks. 

Home to school transport guidance.

SEND home to school travel and transport (0 – 16)

For most children, getting to school is a reasonable and safe walking experience. However for some children with SEND this might not be possible and so we will need to make arrangements to provide travel assistance

View the statutory guidance for home to school travel and transport

SEND travel support for students aged 16 years +

If you're a student aged 16 or over with an EHC plan, you may be eligible for transport assistance and other support for home to education transport. Find out about our transport policy , the eligibility criteria and the other options that might be available to you.

Disabled parking

Learn about the Blue Badge scheme, parking and the eligibility criteria for this service.

Other travel schemes and passes

Find a range of travel schemes and passes that might be available to you.