No learner should be prevented from taking part in further education because of the lack of support travelling to and from school or college. The Post 16 transport provision sets out the policy for the assistance available for post 16 learners residing in Calderdale, and is reviewed on an annual basis.
Before completing one of the forms, ensure that you have read the Post 16 transport policy
You will need to complete all sections and provide photocopied documentary evidence when requested. Forms which are not completed fully, or not signed cannot be assessed and will delay the application.
If you are a student with SEN (Special Educational Needs), please complete the form for a student with SEN only.
- Post -16 transport application form [PDF 219KB]
- Post -16 transport application form (for a student with Special Educational Needs) [PDF 160KB] .
Please return the completed form to the Access and School Planning Team
Please note that applications for post 16 transport need to be made each academic year.
Metro, First Bus and Arriva provide a range of concessionary and discounted fares within West Yorkshire and beyond. The details of each fare and how to obtain them can be found on the relevant organisation's website:
- Scholar's photocard
- School card
- School plus metrocard
- Student plus
- Disabled person's permit
- Blind person's permit
- Metro day
- First day
- First day (off peak)
- First week
- First month
- First term student ticket
- Arriva value - available as a daily, weekly or monthly ticket
Please note that this list is not exhaustive.
If you are resident within West Yorkshire, but attend a school or college outside West Yorkshire, then details of the public transport available is available from the school office or college student services.
On a yearly basis, views will be sought from learners (of sixth form age in the next academic year) and their families, and those learners with special educational needs (aged 19-25) and their families, prior to producing a statement for the following academic year. This will be in addition to consulting the transport partner representatives. Consultation will take place via the Council's website through "Engage".
In addition, schools and colleges will be requested to bring it to the attention of parents and learners.