School transport application form


Please read before completing application


Parents and carers are responsible for getting their children to school regularly. Should you wish for your child to be considered for travel assistance, please complete this assessment form. Transport assistance is not guaranteed on the completion of this form. School transport is only provided at normal school times. This should be considered at the point of agreeing alternative timetables outside of standard school hours.

Please note: If you are applying for school transport for two or more students who have a Statement of SEN or an Education, Health and Care Plan OR a significant medical condition, then please use a separate application form for each of these students. 

Please ensure that you have the following information available to you prior to starting the application:


  • Your child is a looked after child with a local authority - The local authority they are with, the social worker name and a contact telephone number.
  • Your child has medication - name of the medication.
  • If your child uses a wheelchair - make and model of the wheelchair.
  • If you are unable to upload any documentation or photos required please either email these to childrenstransport@peterborough.gov.uk stating clearly the students name they relate to or alternatively bring to the Customer Services Centre, Bridge Street, Peterborough PE1 1HF with the students name on. Your application will not be complete until the required documents are received.

Student's details








Eligibility

















Please note photos are required for bus passes. If photos are not required, they will be destroyed. 



Please note when travelling on a large bus/coach additional seating is not required.

Secondary student details






Eligibility

















Please note photos are required for bus passes. If photos are not required, they will be destroyed. 



Please note when travelling on a large bus/coach additional seating is not required.
Parent / carer's details




















Please provide the whole document when uploading, not just the front page. 





Emergency details





Where reimbursement is less than the cost of Peterborough City Council providing transport, we are able to offer parents/carers a mileage reimbursement for them to take their child to school/college. The mileage rate is paid at 40p per mile to cover fuel costs for return journeys at the start and end of the standard school day.


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Needs and requirements of the student


Please note further information may be required at a later date.





Please be aware that as a general rule, passenger assistants are not trained to administer rescue medication for epilepsy.





Please be aware that transport staff are not medically trained or authorised to administer any medication. Guidance is given to them to call the emergency services should the need arise.








Parent/Carer Declaration:
  • I confirm that I have understood the application process and the information that I have provided is correct.
  • I agree to inform the Passenger Transport Operations Team of all changes to my circumstances, including change of address or change of school.
  • I understand that a change of address may mean that my child is no longer eligible for assistance.
  • I agree that if any pass is no longer required I will return it immediately to the Passenger Transport Operations Team.
For families in receipt of benefits:
  • I agree that I have uploaded a copy of my benefits letter or I will take a copy of my benefits letter(s) to the customer service reception in Bridge Street (next to Town Hall), and that my application is not complete unless this is done.
For any students living and attending school within the city area:

  • I agree that I will take a passport-sized photo of my child(ren) and if applicable an accompanying adult to the customer service reception in Bridge Street (next to Town Hall), and that my application is not complete unless this is done.
The Passenger Transport Operations Team will make every effort to process the application within 15 workings days, however this may not always be possible due to the number of applications received.

 

Privacy Statement:

 

The information collected on this form is to enable Peterborough City Council to deliver this service to you. We ask for this information because we need to ensure that we have the appropriate information so transport can be provided and that we hold emergency contacts in the event we need to contact you. Peterborough City Council abides by the principles of data protection and information is collected, processed and stored in compliance with data protection legislation. We will only share this information with a third party to enable the service to be delivered or if we are obliged to do so. Information about the service can be found on our website in the service and council’s privacy notices and also links to how you can find out about your rights under data protection. The service notice explains who we receive information from and who we may share that with and why.