Travel assistance for nursery age children


The deadline for transport applications for September 2022 was 30 April 2022. If you missed the deadline, apply as soon as possible if your child is:
• moving into reception, year 7 or year 12 (even if they are not moving schools)
• changing school (any school year)

3. What support is available?

We will provide the most suitable travel assistance for the student. If we approve the application, this will be one of the following:

  • Personal travel budget (PTB)
  • Minibus or taxi: we normally provide shared vehicles. This could be a taxi or minibus depending on the number of people. Sometimes we provide a separate taxi for those with complex needs or if there is no alternative

We will usually only transport students at published nursery start and finish times. They may be expected to arrive earlier or leave later from nursery. This is to enable sharing with other students where it is safe to do so. We may also ask for:

  • Pick up and collection from another location
  • Parents or carers to assist with parts of a journey

You can request travel assistance to respite on term time days. The County Council will consider these requests using the same criteria as for other travel assistance.

See more information on the assistance that we offer.