Students travel to Sir John Talbot’s School using a variety of means including Local Authority provided transport, service bus, taxis, cycling and on foot.

For Health and Safety students who cycle to school must wear a helmet. We encourage students to wear visible clothing and to have the necessary reflectors, and lights on their bike.

Local Authority Transport:

For school transport information and to apply please visit: School transport | Shropshire Council or telephone 0345 678 9008 for more details.

School transport

The school operates a paid for service from Market Drayton and surrounding rural areas. For more details on available route and costs please contact the school.

Post 16 Students (Aged 16-18)

There isn’t a statutory duty to provide Post 16 aged students transport, although Shropshire Council currently offer a contribution scheme for Post 16 students with an Education, Health, and Care Plan (EHCP) attending their designated/ nearest Post 16 establishment.  For more information or to apply please visit:

The 16-19 Bursary can also be used to assist with Post 16 Transport costs. Students should complete details on their Bursary application form. For more information students can speak to the Head of Sixth Form/ Senior School Administrator.

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