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School transport for children with special educational needs

Parents and carers are responsible for making sure their child goes to school regularly. Sometimes we will make travel arrangements to ensure a child can get to school.
How to contact the Travel Coordination Team

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, wherever possible please contact the Travel Coordination Team via email at tct@lewisham.gov.uk rather than by telephone. All members of the team have access to this inbox and it will be checked throughout each day. Please include your name, your child’s name, and a contact number in any emails.

Travel arrangements for September 2020

See what arrangements we are making for the return to school in September with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Types of travel assistance

See what types of travel assistance your child could get.

Eligibility criteria

See if your child is eligible for travel assistance.

How to apply

Please complete the application form to apply for travel assistance for children with special educational needs.

Direct payments

Direct payments allow you to arrange your child's travel assistance more flexibly.

Learning to use public transport independently

Young people with SEND can get independent travel training to learn how to travel to school or college by public transport.

Travel assistance policies

Read our travel assistance policies for children under 16 and young people aged 16 to 25 who are in education.

Services for children and young people with SEND

This page is part of the 'local offer' for children and young people with special educational needs

Explore the local offer