Bus Passes

Dear Parents

We have been asked to send you this email on behalf of Metro Transport Network for West Yorkshire Combined Authority regarding application for bus passes to your Year 6 child for September as the deadline for is 30th June 2018.  

Kind regards

Harden Primary School



Secondary and Primary School Passes for 2018/19

Secondary School New starters, September 2018

Is your child starting secondary school in September? Do they need to use a school service? If so, they may require a Priority PhotoCard before they can board a school bus.

To find out which service your child will need to use, or whether a Priority PhotoCard is required, check your school’s page in our  A-Z school finder.

Why not also see our frequently asked questions section which may also answer any queries you may have!

How to apply

Before completing your application, please view and consider the Data Protection and Privacy Statement, Code of Conduct and the Priority PhotoCard Conditions of Use by selecting each of the links below.

Please do not use this form if you wish to apply for statutory zero fare travel (see the free school travel section below). 

 Data Protection and Privacy Statement

 Code of Conduct

 Priority PhotoCard Conditions of Use

 Secondary School Application Form – September 2018 to July 2019

Send your completed forms along with a passport photograph to:

West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Education Transport
Wellington House
40-50 Wellington Street
LS1 2DE 

Primary School New Starters, September 2018

To find out which service your child will need to use, check your school’s page in our A-Z school finder. If the service requires registration before travelling on the bus, you will see a pass symbol against the timetable. Primary school children do not receive a pass- we use a driver-based passenger list registration system instead.

Please also read our Terms and Conditions and the Data Protection and Privacy Statementbefore completing the application.

Primary School Application Application Form – September 2018 to July 2019

Deadline For All Applications

We must receive your application strictly by the 30th June, 2018. Any applications received after that date will not be prioritised. Passes for the start of September will be posted out around mid August, 2018.

Half Fare Travel 

Please note that as of January 2018, Children aged 11 to 16 are entitled to half-fare travel on public transport within West Yorkshire provided they are travelling to and from School and are wearing a school uniform.  If using ordinary services at the weekend/during the holidays they will need to have a valid Under 16 PhotoCard to obtain half fare.  Please see this web page for for details.

Free School Travel

If you think your child may qualify for zero fare travel, please see Local Authority (LA)