The majority of our students attend school via bus.
Travelling by bus
For children living in Gloucestershire
Spare seat scheme
This scheme is only valid once all pupils entitled to free school transport have been allocated a seat on a service If a school bus is run by GCC and some seats are not yet occupied, you may be able to buy a travel pass, but it is not guaranteed. Please use the form below to apply online. If your application is successful, (dependent on spare seat capacity) you will be asked to pay a fee. More information with regards fees and how to apply can be found on the GCC website: Spare seat scheme - Gloucestershire County Council
Parents of children living in Worcestershire
Information on transport from Worcestershire, including timetables ,eligibility and how to apply is available from Worcestershire County Council: School and college travel assistance | Worcestershire County Council If your Council Tax is payable to Worcestershire County Council and Chipping Campden School is your nearest secondary school you may be entitled to free transport. Please note that not all children living in Warwickshire will be entitled to passes for free transport. If you pay your Council Tax to Gloucestershire but have a WR postcode, apply to Gloucestershire for a bus pass.
Students travelling by car
Please note, parents are not permitted to use the School Car Park at drop off and pick up times, due to the number of buses on site and in order to come students embarking/disembarking safe. Please drop off/arrange to meet your child in a convenient location in the town centre. Students should then access the school via Old School Drive. Parents collecting children are asked to park legally and with consideration for our neighbours and emergency vehicle passage.
Support available to enable young people with SEND to attend school
Children and young people with special educational needs may get help with travel to school or college but it is not an automatic right. An assessment is made of the child's needs and individual circumstances. A door-to-door service is provided only in specific circumstances. Children may have to travel to their nearest pick up point. Travel assistance may include:
You will need to complete an application form and meet the criteria in order to qualify for help and we will ask for quite a lot of information because:
If you need help with completing the form you can ask staff at the school or college or your health visitor. You can also contact the SEN Travel Enablement Team or http://www.sendiassglos.org.uk/ for advice. SEN Travel Enablement Team Commissioning for Learning Shire Hall Gloucester GL1 2TP firstname.lastname@example.org If we can't help we will let you know and tell you how you can appeal against our decision.