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Post 16 Transport

Help with transport costs for over 16s

Local authorities have to publish a statement specifying the support avaliable for students of  sixth form age to help them get to and from a school, college or training. This includes young people who attend a special school sixth form.  


The East Riding's statement outlines the support for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities who are aged 16 – 24 and are unable to travel to school or college independently. Assessments are made on an annual basis. All requests for transport for post 16 learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities will be subject to a £540 contribution payment. In exceptional circumstances the local authority may consider a reduction in this payment.

Pay the £540 contribution for post 16 transport

To arrange how you wish to pay the contribution towards the cost of post 16 home to school/college transport for a learner with learning difficulties and/or disabilities you can visit:


Arrange to pay the contribution for post 16 transport (external website)

Further information about school transport services

If you would like any further explanation or any other help/advice, please contact us on

Email: school.transport@eastriding.gov.uk

Page last updated: Thursday, 25 August 2016