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School travel policies and strategies

These policies explain:

  • who qualifies for home to school transport
  • what travel provision is supplied to children who qualify
  • when transport is not given
  • appeals and complaints

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Home to school transport policy

This document sets out the East Sussex County Council’s current home to school transport policy for students who live in the county. Please see: 

Post 16 Transport Policy Statement

This policy statement [287.9 KB] [pdf] outlines the help that might be available through:

  • the County Council
  • schools
  • colleges and
  • transport operators

to help all young people of sixth form age and adult learners aged 19+ with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) to get to school and college.

Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND): Transport policies

East Sussex County Council’s SEND transport policies are applicable by age group:

Up to school year 11: SEND travel assistance policy [244.5 KB] [pdf]  

16 to 19 years of age: 16 to 19 SEND travel assistance policy [226.7 KB] [pdf]

Post-19 years of age: Post 19 SEND travel assistance policy [238.9 KB] [pdf]

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