School Transport

School transport

Home to school transport (mainstream)

Free Travel Permits are issued to qualifying children attending mainstream placements. The Permits can be obtained from Nexus and allow your child to travel to and from school on local public transport (metro/bus/ferry) free of charge, anytime before 7pm. The Permit can only be used on school days.

For more information visit our Local Offer/Sunderland Information Point website.

Home to school transport (SEND)

Provision of transport from home to school can be provided for qualifying children with special educational needs or disabilities. Transport is procured, monitored and managed by the Local Authority to provide a high level of standard and safety for the children transported.

For more information visit our Local Offer/Sunderland Information Point website.

Post-16 transport

Provision of transport from home to college can be provided for qualifying children with special educational needs or disabilities. Transport is procured, monitored and managed by the Local Authority to provide a high level of standard and safety for the children transported.

For more information visit our Local Offer/Sunderland Information Point website.

If you have any questions or queries about school transport, please contact Paul Tomlin on 0191 561 2284.

Online application forms

Application for Free Travel Permit

Application for Home to School Transport Driver / Escort Permit

Application for Assistance with Travel