County Hall, Taunton TA1 4DY, United Kingdom
Who is it for?
Independent Travel Training is available for students aged 14 plus with a special educational need or disability who require assistance to travel independently to an educational establishment, resource base or work placement
How are Students referred?
SEND Students applying for travel assistance to Further Education establishments will be assessed by the SEN Transport Officer and referred where necessary
By Special Schools (the Travel Trainers work with groups of year 9, 10 & 11 students in Special Schools)
Requests from others e.g school, social worker, SEN Casework Team, parent or carer
How does it work?
The options once training is complete
The student can buy a County Ticket – application available from www.somerset.gov.uk/countyticket
All bus operators offer a range of daily tickets and most can offer various types of season tickets at a discounted rate.
For further information please contact Debbie Reed Dreed@somerset.gov.uk
All schools, childcare and SEND providers must make their policy and provision for children with
Special Educational Needs (SEN) available on their website. This is usually published in the
provider's SEN information report. This link takes you to where you can find this provider's
SEN information report.
If you cannot find what you are looking for or you have questions about the provider's SEN
provision, you should contact the provider directly.
We usually hold some information about a provider's policy and provision and you can find what
we do hold here.
Bus Buddy Training is available for students aged 14 plus with a special educational need or disability who require assistance to travel independently to an educational establishment, resource base or work placement.
Contact provider for details