Travel assistance for children of statutory school age
The LA has a duty to make transport arrangements for eligible children.
|The eligible child must meet all the criteria 1, 2 and 3|
|1||Live permanently in Solihull|
|2||Be of compulsory school age (Reception to year 11)|
|3||Attend a qualifying school|
|The eligible child must meet either criteria 4 or criteria 5|
|4||Live more than the ‘statutory walking distance’ from his or her ‘qualifying school’|
|5||Be unable to walk the ‘statutory walking distance’ to his or her ‘qualifying school’ because of their special educational need or disability. subject to assessment|
The type of travel assistance offered may be:
- A bus pass or the cash value of a bus pass
- A personal budget to use however you wish
- A seat on a shared vehicle
- Travel training
For further information please see our help with travelling to school webpage.