Free home to school transport

We provide help with transport for children who meet these conditions:

  • are aged up to eight years-old and live further than two miles from their nearest school by the shortest walking route
  • are aged eight and above and live further than three miles from their nearest school by the shortest walking route
  • need to use a route that has been classed as dangerous
  • have certain medical conditions, disabilities or a statement of complex needs. If your child has a statement of special educational needs, discuss your child’s travel needs with your special educational needs officer

How to apply

Appeals

If your application has been turned down you can appeal to the transport appeals panel in writing. There is no formal appeal hearing.

You will need to provide reasons why your child should be entitled to free transport and any supporting documents with your appeal letter.

school transport enquiries

01934 634 715

schooltransport@n-somerset.gov.uk