School transport policies

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.

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.

East Sussex County Council’s school transport policy(opens new window) (Adobe PDF, 369k)

Post 16 Transport Policy Statement

This policy statement(opens new window) (Adobe PDF, 414k) 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.

Transport policies for those with SEND (special educational needs and disabilities)

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

Up to school year 11: SEND travel assistance policy(opens new window) (Adobe PDF, 286k)

16 to 19 years of age: 16 to 19 SEND travel assistance policy(opens new window) (Adobe PDF, 424k)

Post-19 years of age: Post 19 SEND travel assistance policy(opens new window) (Adobe PDF, 419k)