Coronavirus - transport to support vulnerable children and children of key workers.
All schools in Cornwall are closed until further notice, except for:
- vulnerable children and young people
- those whose parents/carers are key workers
If your child falls in to this category and you are seeking transport assistance, please contact your child’s school.
Covid-19: Transport Procedures
The Transport Coordination Services has issued new Covid-19 School and Social Care Transport Procedures. This is based on the latest Government guidance in response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.
- carers or support staff supporting individuals at residential, respite or day care settings
- tranport operators
Transport to Secondary School in September 2020
If you have not received an email or letter confirming your child’s entitlement to free home to school transport, but you believe your child to be eligible in line with Cornwall’s Home to School Transport Policy, please apply via the link below. If you have received an email or letter, you do not need to apply unless you have moved address of if your child has been allocated a different school.
I’m ready to apply
If you believe that you are eligible for free home to school transport under the terms of Cornwall's Home to School Transport Policy, you can apply for transport using the link below.
If you need help in completing the application or are unsure of your eligibility for free home to school transport, please contact the Transport Eligibility Team - email@example.com
I am moving house
If you move address and believe that you are eligible for free home to school transport from your new address, you will need to apply/reapply via the link above. You still need to apply even if you are currently in receipt of free home to school transport.
Lost bus passes
If your child has lost their bus pass, you do not need to reapply. Please email the Transport Coordination Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0300 1234 222 to request a new pass.
If your child is attending a sixth form or other further education establishment, please do not apply via the link above. Information on the Cornwall’s subsidised Post-16 Transport scheme can be viewed via www.cornwall.gov.uk/post16transport.
Policy and guidance
- Cornwall's Home to School Transport Policy 2019-2020
- Cornwall's Home to School Transport Policy 2020-21
- Department for Education (DfE) Home to School Travel and Transport Guidance
- School Transport Code of Good Practice for Pupils - Bus and Rail
- School Transport Code of Good Practice for Pupils - Taxi