St. Anselm's Catholic School

St Anselm's Cahtolic School

St Anselm’s Catholic School

16+ Travel card INFORMATION

The 16+ Travel Card allows students over the age of 16 who are in education or training, unlimited bus travel in Kent at any time, including evenings, weekends and holidays. To be eligible, students must:-

  • Live in Kent,
  • Attend a participating school, college or work-based training provider,
  • Have a genuine need to travel to undertake their education.

A leaflet from Kent County council regarding the 16+ Travel Card Can be found here.

The cost of the card is £400 and allows the holder unlimited bus travel in Kent (and on direct bus services crossing the county boundary, e.g. to Medway and East Sussex, where the card holder either boards or alights within the administrative boundary of Kent County Council) including evenings, weekends and holidays.

In a change to previous years, it is now also possible to apply for six month pass at a cost of £200.  A sixth month pass will be valid from 01/09/2018 – 28/02/2019. 

To apply for a pass, you will need to apply directly to Kent County Council and pay online using a debit/credit card.  You will also need to upload a passport style digital photograph.  Applications can be made on line here.

Alternatively, you can print off a KCC application form here and complete and return it with a passport photo and cheque or postal order (payable to Kent County Council) and send it to; Kent 16+ Travel card, Kent County Council, PO Box 441, Aylesford, ME6 9HJ.

If you have questions about 16+ Travel Cards, please do not hesitate to call Mrs Day, Sixth Form Support Officer who will be happy to help.

The deadline for applications to ensure that they are delivered to school in time for the beginning of the next academic year is Friday 13th July 2018.

BURSARIES
We would not want any child to be prevented from attending St. Anselm's Sixth form as a result of the cost of transport.  Financial assistance is available if your total household income is below £20,818.
To apply for Bursary Assistance, please complete an application form and submit it to Mrs Day,
Sixth Form Support Officer.  You will need to enclose a copy of your Tax Credit Award dated within the past 9 months.  This must be a full award and not partial.
Please print a copy of the Bursary Application Form here.
All bursary applications will be treated in confidence.  
When we have received your application, you will be contacted by Mrs Day to let you know the amount for the bus pass that you will need to pay.  
The deadline for Bursary Applications is Monday 9th July 2018.

Please note - Application does not guarantee entry to our Sixth Form as entrance is based on students achieving a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 and above PLUS any specific requirements for the subjects they have chosen.

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