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Secondary school application forms

The information and application forms on this page are for secondary school services only. (For primary school applications, please see this page.)

Please note that Education Transport staff are following Government guidance are now home working due to Coronavirus. Regretably this means we are unable to post out paper forms by request until further notice.

Before completing any application forms, please also refer to What is a Priority PhotoCard? and Does my school bus require a Priority PhotoCard? (Look up your school from the A to Z list)

Renewals for existing passengers

If your child held a Priority PhotoCard for the school year 2019-2020, you can renew your Priority PhotoCard for September 2020 online.

This form is only to be used by those who currently have a Priority Photocard for the current school year September 2019 - July 2020. It is not to be used for new applications or for zero fare applications.

New applications

To make a brand new application please follow these instructions very carefully. You are advised to use either a desktop or laptop PC to work on the forms - success may vary with tablets and mobile telephone devices.

  • Click one of the links below for the form
  • Save the file to your computer
  • Open the file in your word processor application
  • Complete the form by typing only in the yellow shaded boxes - do not type outside of these boxes
  • Save the file in any format (preferably PDF if possible) and attach to an email
  • Attach to the same email a passport style photograph (any standard image format such as jpeg)
  • Send the email to with the subject line 'Secondary school application 2020-2021'
  • Both the form and photograph must be sent as attachments to the email and NOT pasted into the text of the body of the email- otherwise we cannot extract the details.
Please ensure you attach both the application form and photograph to the email. These must be as attachments and NOT written into the text of the email. If neither of these steps are done, we cannot process your application.

Application form in Microsoft Word .docx format [should work in Office 365 or any Microsoft compatible application]

Application form in Open Data Text .odt format [should work in Libre Office or other non Microsoft compatible application]

Renewals and new applications for Statutory Zero Fare pupils for September 2020

Please see the statutory free school travel section for full details.

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