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Home to College Transport (SEN)

Provision of transport from Home to College for qualifying students with Special Educational Needs or medical difficulties. Transport is procured, monitored and managed by the Local Authority to provide a high level of standards and safety for the students transported.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Paul Tomlin
Contact Position
Transport Lead
0191 561 2284

Where to go

Stanfield Centre
Addison Street

Other Details


Age Ranges
16 to 25 years.

Local Offer


Criteria for access

A student must be attending a qualifying placement and reside within the area of Sunderland City Council.  The age criterion for this service is 16-25 years.

The student must have had an Education, Health and Care Plan outlining his/her difficulties.  A student with medical conditions affecting travel will also be considered for assistance but medical advice must be provided on application.

The distance criterion remains at over 3 miles from the student's home address to the college placement.

Further information regarding criteria along with the Post 16 Application Form can be found in the Home to College Transport Statement.  (See link on this page).

Specialist Services

This service is provided for students with Special Educational Needs and/or medical conditions affecting travel to and from college.

Local Offer Age Bands
16-18 (Transition into Adulthood)
Sunderland City Council and Together for Children Sunderland do not recommend or endorse any providers or services listed. Please read our full Disclaimer here.
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