Shropshire Council


If you've received confirmation of your child’s school place, you can now apply for free school transport. Deadline date for applications is 31 May 2020. Applications received after this date may not be processed in time for the start of the autumn term, and your child won't be permitted to access transport until entitlement has been determined.

Is your child attending the nearest and/or catchment secondary school and living three miles or more from school? If so, they may be entitled to receive free school transport. The Authority can also consider transport assistance for secondary aged pupils on Income Assessed Grounds. For further information about school transport, please read through the guidance notes using the link on this page and following that, should you wish to apply, please follow the link below.

Apply for free school transport »

If you don't wish to apply online, you can download the paper version of the application form.

There is no set time frame for applications to be processed although, we aim to respond within 2 weeks. Applications made during the spring/summer terms for transport to start in September, will take longer to be processed, due to the volume of applications being received.

Applicants with a 'statement of special educational needs' or an 'education, health and care plan' must apply through our SEN team. Click on the green button to go to the SEN transport application pages.

Go to SEN transport now »