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School transport

Information on school transport, including the home to school transport policy.

Applications for school transport made after 24 August 2015 are unlikely to receive a decision and have transport in place before the start of term. You must therefore make sure you have alternative travel arrangements in place.

School bus updates

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Live information regarding disruption to dedicated school transport services.

School transport news

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News regarding school transport in Dorset including frequently asked questions.

Apply and appeal

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Apply for school transport schemes and appeal against a transport decision.

School bus routes

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Details of all routes operated under contract to Dorset County Council.

Safety of route

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Submit a request for a safety audit if you feel the route to school is unsafe.

Transport policies

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We follow national guidance on transport support, with extra provision under Dorset's policy.

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