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Is my child eligible?

Your child will be entitled to receive free school transport if the following apply:

  • Primary school age pupils:  
    • Of compulsory school age and
    • Resident in the authority or is looked after by the authority and
    • Attending their nearest suitable or designated school and
    • Living two miles or more from their school. The distance is measured according to the shortest available walking route, and may include footpaths.
  • Secondary school age pupils:
    • Of compulsory school age and
    • Resident in the authority or looked after by the authority and
    • Attending their nearest suitable or designated school and
    • Living three miles or more from the school. The distance is measured by the shortest available walking route.

If you think your child qualifies for free school transport, please download the application form below and return to the Integrated Transport Unit. We also provide transport for children with special educational needs.

Application for Free School Transport

Downloads
File type Document File size
pdf Travel Behaviour Code 194 KB
pdf Post 16 Transport Application 103 KB
pdf NPT Home to School Travel Policy 2014 327 KB
pdf NPT Home to School Travel Policy 2017 365 KB