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Home to School Travel Policy

Worcestershire County Council, as the Local Authority responsible for education provision, has agreed a policy for Home to School Travel.

Those covered by this policy include:

  • Children of compulsory school age attending a maintained school.
  • Those children registered at a maintained school, in a reception class who have not attained compulsory school age.
  • Students continuing with study at either a college or school sixth form.
  • Pre compulsory school aged children with recognised Special Educational Needs and attending a special school or specialist unit funded by the County Council.

The policy covers:

  • Eligibility for free travel.
  • Assistance available for those not entitled to free travel.
  • Procedures for applying for travel.
  • The appeals process.
  • A code of conduct for pupils and students using travel arranged by the County Council.