School transport is organised through Herefordshire Council School Transport department. Details of transport provision is on the Herefordshire Council website:
Herefordshire School Transport policy states that free transport is provided to a child's nearest school and runs at the beginning and the end of the normal school day. No transport is available for out-of-hours activities. School transport will provide free transport if your child is attending their nearest school and:
live over three miles from school (over two miles if they are under 8 years old) or
have income based free school meals and live over two miles from school or
their route to school is less than three miles, but too dangerous to walk even when accompanied.
If you don’t qualify for free transport, there is a Vacant Seat Payment Scheme. If Herefordshire Council have a spare seat on a bus, they may be able to ‘sell’ a seat to you in return for a termly contribution. The cost for 2018/19 is £789 a year, paid termly at £285 for the autumn and spring terms and £219 for the summer term.
To find out all the latest transport news effecting schools in Herefordshire, please follow the link below.