School transport services

Information about our home to school transport

The home to school transport service supports young learners by providing transport to local schools.

Eligibility for school transport

A child may be an eligible for assistance with travel if they meet one or more of the following categories:

  • If a child aged below 8 years old lives more than 2 miles away from their nearest school.
  • If a child aged 8-16 years old lives more than 3 miles away from their nearest school.
  • Children from low income families whose nearest school is more than 2 miles away.
  • Children with special educational needs that prevent them from safely walking to school.
  • Children living in temporary/emergency accommodation.
  • Children who are in the care of the local authority.
  • Children with parents who have disabilities.
  • Children with temporary mobility issues.
  • Children who are unable to walk safely to school.

You can also find further information about eligibility criteria by heading to the website using the link below:

You can apply for school transport using the application form below:

Please return the application form to:

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council Children & Families Fairway House, Redcar, TS10 5JU

For further information and advice please contact the Transport Section on 01642 444974

The Home to school travel policy can be downloaded below:

The Post 16 transport policy statement can be downloaded below:

Our Sustainable Travel Strategy is available to download below: