also known as: Home to School Transport, Post 16 Transport, School Bus.
Advice for entitlement to Home to School Transport
Post 16 transport
The Post 16 Transport Policy for students
entering Post-16 Education from September 2015.
Parents, please see this important
Guidance for Post 16 students before applying for Post 16
ticket and timetable information for students entering Post-16
Please have a look at the 2015/16
Post 16 Transport Policy for information about
eligibilty criteria, the application process, student support and
Details of Transport available for
Northumberland College sites are available http://www.northumberland.ac.uk/campuses/how-to-get-here/
Apply for post 16 transport.
Make sure you have read and understood the
Post 16 Transport Policy, then apply in one of the following
1. Apply online
Complete the application form below
5Students entering post-16 education in Sept 2015 apply
2. Request an application
pack by emailing Post16Transport@northumberland.gov.uk
or you can contact us
3. Contact your
High/Secondary School or write to Post 16, Transport Network Team,
School Transport Team, Local Services Directorate, County Hall,
Morpeth, NE61 2EF
for Post 16 students before applying for Post 16
· Bus ticket and timetable information
for students entering Post-16 education
· Post 16
Transport Policy 2015 to 2016
Children and SEN Children Transport Policy 2009
information on subsidised college transport for 16-19year
Home to school transport
Northumberland County Council serves a wide
geographical area, incorporating diverse rural and urban
communities. Many pupils live at a distance from their school. The
County Council has a duty to provide free home to school transport
for children of statutory school age when:
· Pupils up to 8
years of age live more than two miles away from their designated
catchment area school by the nearest available route;
· Pupils over 8
years of age live more than three miles away from their designated
catchment area school by the nearest available route.
Pre 16 transport
To apply online for Mainstream Home to School
Transport please click on the link below
Apply online for mainstream
transport(under 16) here
Or you can contact us here.
Special Education Needs transport
Information for parents during periods of severe weather
During periods of severe weather there may be School closures or
disruption to your child's Home to School Transport.
In these circumstances do you know what to do?
Here are some tips:
Details of school closures are also given on:
- Metro Radio
- BBC Tyne
- Real Radio North East
- Capital FM
- Northumberland iPhone app
In extreme cases a school may have to close during the day due
to the severe weather and your child will be sent home early.