Children or young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) can get help travelling between home and school, using the SEND Transport Service.

Download and complete

Complete and return the form to us by email or by post. Our details are below.

Who can use this service

This service is for children and young people with an education, health and care plan or a statement of special educational needs.

For more information about whether a child or young person is eligible for help with transport to school, read our travel support policy or email us at

What you need to know...

Travel assistance can include:

  • help paying for an oyster card or travel card
  • a bus pass for a parent, carer or responsible adult to go with the child between home and school
  • accessing the independent travel training scheme where young people learn to travel independently
  • help with petrol costs for parents or carers who can transport a child to school
  • help paying for transport, for parents or carers who can arrange transport themselves
  • help using an existing school bus route
  • pick up and drop-off in a car or minibus, wheelchair-accessible if needed
  • in exceptional circumstances, a licensed taxi with an assistant if needed.

If you have any questions about the home to school transport scheme email us at or call 020 7926 6839.

Next Steps

Download and complete the form then return it to us, by email or post, at:

SEND Travel Assistance Team
10th Floor
International House
Canterbury Crescent