Travel assistance to and from further education colleges

Information and services available to those travelling to and from further education colleges.

Consultation on the 2024/2025 Transport Policy Statement

There is a requirement for the Council to publish a Post 16 Policy statement by 31 May annually.

The consultation period for the 2024/2025 Policy statement has now closed and we would like to thank those who provided comments.

We are not planning to make any changes to the current statement in 2024, although this will be refreshed to reflect any updates from South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) or Government guidance.


Entitlement to free transport

The Council no longer provides free travel assistance in most instances for Post 16 students entering into further education for the first time or undertaking new courses. Further information is available from the Travel Assistance Service on:

Concessionary fare pass

Pupils who live in South Yorkshire, who are under the age of 18 years (on the first day of the academic year - 1 September)  can obtain a concessionary fare pass by contacting Travel South Yorkshire via:

Safety and behaviour on school transport

A Code of Practice for safety and behaviour on school transport other than that specifically arranged for a child with Special Educational Needs has been adopted by City of Doncaster Council in conjunction with the three other South Yorkshire Authorities, the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority and the Bus Operators Association (BOSSY).

Travel Assistance for Post 16  students with Special Educational Needs

For information on obtaining travel assistance for students with an Education Health and Care Plan please contact the Special Educational Needs Team on:


Post 16 Travel Policy Statement for the 2024/2025 academic year 

The Post 16 Transport Statement is published 31 May each year and we intend to consult on this each year prior to publication. For an opportunity to comment on this in future years,  please visit this site towards the end of 2024.

Last updated: 30 May 2024 13:05:27

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