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Education Travel Support

The People Directorate Travel Support Service for Learners Aged 0 to 25 are responsible for the planning and organisation of transport for school / alternative provision and Social Care for all eligible children and young people in accordance with the People Directorate Travel Support Policy & Procedures for Learners Aged 0 to 25. The arrangements are made to ensure the welfare of the child or young person is of paramount importance and in such a way to maximise the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the service provision

‘Putting children and young people first for Dudley’

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The Government's aim is for every child, whatever their background or their circumstances, to have the support they need to:

  • Be healthy

  • Stay safe

  • Enjoy and achieve

  • Make a positive contribution

  • Achieve economic well-being

To support this all applications for home-to-school transport are considered individually, taking into account the relevant legal requirements and the circumstances of each applicant.

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  • 0 to 25 Travel Support Policy - 1st September 2017 [pdf / 554KB] This Policy sets out the statutory duty of the Council to provide home to school travel support and the discretionary provision offered by the Council to pupils who do not qualify under that statutory duty. The expected outcomes of the Home to School Travel Support Policy are: To ensure that children travelling to school reach their destination safe, on time and ready to learn. To increase awareness and understanding of the Council's duty to provide home-to-school travel support in a cost effective way

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