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Post-16 Transport

Help with transport costs for over-16s

Local authorities have to publish a statement specifying the support available 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 link to the Policy Statement for 2021-2022 Post-16 Transport is below:

Post-16 Policy Statement for 2021-2022 (pdf 291kb)

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. 

Transport provided for qualifying students of Sixth Form age with learning difficulties and/or disabilities will be subject to a £540 contribution payment (£270 for students from low income families). 

In exceptional circumstances the local authority may consider a reduction in this payment. More information is included in the policy statement referred to above.

Changes to the Home to School and College Transport Policy

Children Families and Schools and Adults Services have worked in collaboration to refresh and update the Home to School and College Transport Policy. Please follow the link below to review the new policy and to comment on it via our survey:

East Riding of Yorkshire Council - Proposed changes to the Home to School and College Transport Policy (external council website)

Further information about school transport services

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

Email:  school.transport@eastriding.gov.uk