All children between the ages of 5 and 16 may qualify for free school travel assistance if they go to their nearest suitable school and live at least:
If you get the maximum Working Tax Credit or your children are entitled to free school meals, they may get free travel assistance.
Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND): Your child may be entitled to travel assistance if they cannot walk to school / college / education provision because of their SEND or mobility problem.
*Attendance at a special school or a learning resource base does not automatically entitle your child to travel assistance.
Luton Council travel assistance policies:
To apply for travel assistance for children/students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) / Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP) and/or Disability, this area will direct you to the Council's application form:
To apply for travel assistance, please complete the online application form. If you experience any difficulty completing the form online, you can download a copy and scan to firstname.lastname@example.org - or post (with supporting documentation) to:
Travel Assessment Team
Planning and Admissions
Contact telephone number: 01582 548227
Please write 'private and confidential' on your envelopes for the Travel Assistance Team, as the contents are personal and sensitive.