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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.

The deadline for applications closed on the 31st July 2020. You can still submit an application or renewal, but these will not be prioritised for September.

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. The deadline for submissions closed on the 31st July. You can still submit a renewal but this will not be prioritised for September.

Note: If you have received a letter inviting you to renew your child's place but you have already submitted your renewal there is no need to do it again and you can safely ignore the letter.

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'
  • The deadline for submissions closed on the 31st July. You can still submit an application, but this will not be prioritised for September.

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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