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We may be able to provide school transport help for your child travelling from home to school and back if they qualify.
We can offer help for primary, secondary school children and young people up to the age of 16
When the child or young person, up to age 16:
Children from low income families, those entitled to free school meals or parents who are in receipt of the maximum level of working tax credit, may qualify if:
You will need to provide:
For both items, you will need to take a photo or scan them onto your computer, phone or tablet so you can upload them to your online application form.
If your child is receiving free school meals we will check your entitlement, you do not need to send proof of this.
If you cannot upload your documents to your application, please email them to: email@example.com
If your child has an Educational Health Care Plan, please use the SEND application form below for home to school transport for children/post 16/adults.
If you do not have an EHCP, please apply online.
We look at applications in order as they arrive. When we have all the information you need to supply we will make a decision on your application. We will tell you if you do or do not qualify for travel assistance within 10 working days.
New or renewed bus passes awarded for the next academic school year will be issued in late August prior to the start of each new school year. If you apply during the school year and are approved you should receive it within 14 working days.
If your application is unsuccessful you can appeal the decision. You have 20 working days from when the application was refused to appeal. You can appeal by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and give a full reason for your request.
You'll receive a renewal letter in May/June, this will have a unique pupil reference number. If your details are the same, you can use the number to renew your bus pass online.
Touch and Go tickets are issued by Warrington’s Own Buses, if you need to replace one please visit their website www.warringtonsownbuses.co.uk, call them on 01925 634296 or go to the Information Office in Warrington Bus Interchange.
Touch and Go tickets are a commercial product of Warrington’s Own Buses and not issued by us.
You can request a replacement to a lost or damaged bus pass for your child.
A replacement school bus pass costs £10. You’ll be asked to pay when you submit your application; please make sure you have a debit or credit card ready to make the payment. Card payments will appear on your bank statement as ‘WBC MV Internet’ followed by the amount paid.
If your application is successful, the child will be entitled to free transport help during their time at the school or until there is a material change of circumstances.
For example, if:
You may need to complete another application form so we can check the child will qualify for future help.