Information about home to school transport, post 16 transport and how to apply for a school bus pass.
Back to school travel - September 2020
The Combined Authority is working with local councils and transport providers to identify which public transport routes will be the busiest in September.
To help them do this, they urgently need to know how parents will respond to the Government's guidance.
By completing this short survey, you can help us plan and protect the public transport network during the pandemic.
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Apply for a school bus pass
Fill in our simple online form.
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Paperclip To complete this form you will need:-
- The National Insurance number of the applicant.
- A digital photo of the child you are applying for. (See rules for digital photos below)
After you've applied
The bus pass will be sent to your permanent home address.
If the application is being made for the school year commencing in September you should expect your child's pass in late August.
Rules for digital photos
You need a digital photo to apply for a school bus pass online.
The quality of your digital photo
Your photo must be:
- clear and in focus
- in colour
- unaltered by computer software
- at least 600 pixels wide and 750 pixels tall
- at least 50KB and no more than 10MB
What your digital photo must show
The digital photo must:
- contain no other objects or people
- be taken against a plan light-coloured background
- be in clear contrast to the background
We will accept digital passport style photos taken with a mobile phone, include your head, shoulders and upper body. Do not crop your photo - it will be done for you.
Lost or damaged school bus passes
If you have lost or damaged your school bus pass please contact METRO below. There will be a charge of £7.00.
- Phone 0113 348 1122
You can appeal against any decision not to award a Free School Bus Pass by contacting us to state why you disagree and/or why your circumstances could be regarded as exceptional.
The decision will then be reviewed by a Senior Officer as part of a stage 2 appeal process.
If the original decision is upheld, the authority will issue appeal papers to you for the second part of the appeal process which will go before a panel consisting of three Elected Members of Kirklees Local Authority to hear your appeal.
My bus scheme
Metro's revolutionary yellow bus scheme, providing dedicated school transport.
If you would be interested in receiving a bike instead of a bus pass please contact the Transport team
School bus passes
For information about school bus passes.
- Email email@example.com
- Phone 01484 416982
SENACT (SEN Assessment & Commissioning Team)
For information on eligibility and applying for transport assistance, including Post 16 students, if your child has special educational needs and/or a disability.
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone 01484 456888
If your child has special educational needs and/or a disability, and you are already in receipt of home to school transport assistance for your child.
- Email email@example.com
- Phone 01484 221000