Transport for students
School buses and coaches to secondary school are arranged and organised by East Sussex County Council.
If you have any questions regarding transport to Beacon Academy, including bus passes and routes, the School Admissions & Transport Team at County Hall can be contacted on 0300 3309472.
If there is not currently a school bus in place for your journey to Beacon Academy and your child might need to use public transport to travel to school, East Sussex County Council Transport Department advise parents to visit the Traveline South East website.
If you have any other transport questions, East Sussex County Council Transport Department can be contacted on 01273 335088.
Young Person’s Travel Pass - East Sussex
East Sussex County Council offer a free 3i-D Card, an East Sussex bus, ID & discount card for all 11-19 year olds who live, work or study in East Sussex.
Beacon Academy students can apply online using the link below and the Unique Organisation Code (UOC) BEAC6E. Visit the 3-iD website to find out more, or apply online using the following link: https://www.citizencard.com/e-form.
Young Person’s Travel Pass - Kent
Kent County Council provide a Young Person’s Travel Pass scheme in order to assist parents with the cost of bus travel and to promote sustainable travel. The pass provides subsidised bus travel at school times for all secondary aged students living in Kent for a cost of £290 (in 2018/19).
Applications for 2018/19 can be made from 4 June – 13 July 2018. Applications must be received by 13 July to ensure the pass is available for the start of the new academic year.
Please visit the Kent County Council website for further information about how to apply.