Our families face many different challenges in their day-to-day lives and schools might consider maintaining a list of useful information and resources that can easily be passed on. We are not obliged to do this of course, but in terms of supporting children’s education and building strong relationships with our families it can be worth the time and effort. There are many information sources and legal advice providers that we might consider signposting to and which will be useful to families. Let’s explore some examples.
External advice and information
Home-to-school transport provision: As a starting point, a pupil is legally entitled to free transport if the school is more than two miles away and the child is under 8 years of age, or the school is more than three miles away and the child is 8 or over. There are other paths to entitlement but parents can find more information from gov.uk.
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