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Got a question about school transport?

Friday 6th September 2019

Ask our expert advisers!

School transport is a big concern for many UK families with disabled children. We hear from so many families whose child is clearly eligible for school transport, but they have been refused it. And from families whose child has been offered unsuitable transport, for example a disabled child who needs close supervision when out in public, who is offered a bus pass to get public transport to school.

That's why we're holding a Facebook Q&A session on Wednesday 11 September between 2-5pm.

You can ask our education experts any questions you have about school or college transport for your child. Simply log into our Facebook page next Wednesday, 11 September between 2-5pm and join the conversation.

Jill Hardman, one of our Helpline education specialists says: "School transport is a top concern of callers to our helpline. We get so many calls about school and college transport, from last minute changes to travel arrangements days before the start of the new school term to enforced personal budgets.

"Wednesday's Facebook Q&A session is a great opportunity for anyone worried about their child's school transport to get immediate, expert advice and help. We look forward to answering your questions!"

Can't make 11 September?

Once our session's finished, you'll be able to read through all the answers at a time that suits you.

And you can also take a look at our school transport webpage which explains your rights and entitlements including:

  • Which children are eligible for free school transport
  • What sort of transport can be provided
  • How to apply for school transport
  • How to challenge a school transport decision
  • Your rights post 16

If you are worried about school transport for your child you can also call our freephone helpline on 0808 808 3555.