Local authorities (“LAs”) have particular duties towards some groups of children and young people who require home to school transport arrangements. The entitlements differ depending on the age of the child or young person.
Children under compulsory school age are not automatically entitled to transport to an early years setting or schoolRead more
Local authorities are required to arrange free, suitable, home to school transport for children of compulsory school age who are ‘eligible’, to their nearest suitable qualifying schoolRead more
Where a young person is of ‘sixth form age’, the law requires local authorities to have a ‘Transport Policy Statement’ setting out home to school/college transport arrangements for particular groups of young peopleRead more
When considering adult learners, the LA must make “'such arrangements for the provision of transport, as they consider necessary”Read more
If you disagree with a decision made about transport, you will need to start by making an appeal through the LA’s own internal appeals proceduresRead more