Travel assistance for a nursery school pupil - DRAFT

Apply for travel assistance

You can read how we will process your data in our school admissions and transport privacy notice


To make an application to East Sussex County Council, your child must live in East Sussex. If they live outside of East Sussex, you will need to make an application to the local authority in which they live.

To find a different local authority, please visit GOV.UK

Details of child

Start typing to pick a school in East Sussex, or enter the name of any other school.

Parent or carer information

We will use this email address to contact you when we receive your form. Please make sure you have entered it correctly.

Parent or carer 2 information

Details of the adult completing the application

Your details

Professionals working with this child

Please give details of professionals working with this child (if they are not named above), such as Assessment and Planning Officer (APO), Personal Advisor (Transitions) or social worker.

Needs relating to travel

A further risk assessment of the child's needs will be undertaken if they are determined eligible for travel assistance.

Provide details of any additional requirements for travel resulting from the child's special needs or disability, e.g. if you feel an escort is needed with reasons why, or any specific information operators may need to know when transporting the child.

Start date

It can take approximately three weeks for assistance to be set up if approved. Put today's date if you need transport to be set up as soon as possible.

When is transport needed?

If travel assistance is provided, this will usually only be at the normal school start and end times.

Further details

Tell us anything else that you think is relevant regarding why you are making this application for travel assistance.


I understand that my information will be shared with the East Sussex County Council teams responsible for authorising and arranging SEND travel assistance, and with approved transport operators as appropriate.

I confirm that to the best of my knowledge the information in this form is correct. The Local Authority will rely on the information supplied in determining the level of support offered. If any of your responses are later found to be false or inaccurate the Council reserves the right to withdraw or change provision.

If you have enquiries, please call 01273 336 740 or email