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16+ Kent Travel Card

16+ Kent Travel Card

For the current Year 11 and Year 12 starting our Sixth Form in September 2017, students wishing to travel by bus will be able to apply for a 'Kent 16+ Travel Card' directly to KCC Public Transport, either on-line or by post.  

To apply online, or to download an application form, please follow this link:

You need to apply by 14 July 2017 for your pass to be ready for the first day of term in September. If you apply after 14 July 2017 KCC will process your application within 28 working days.


To find out whether you are eligible for a Kent 16+ travel card and for further information please go to:

or download the 16 TC Leaflet:

No payments must be sent to KCC with applications, but payments will be collected on enrolment day, Thursday 24 August 2017. Cheques for the full payment of £400 can be sent to Mrs Wilson and made payable to Highworth Grammar School.  If you have also applied for a Bursary, or would like to ask about payment options, please speak to Mrs Wilson.

If you apply by the deadline (14th July 2017), the travel card will be sent to the school for collection on the first day of term.  KCC has agreed for bus operators to allow all students to travel for free for the first week of term without any proof of purchase.

If you apply after the deadline, please note that applications can take up to 28 working days to be processed.  The travel card will be sent to the school as soon as possible and will be available for collection from Mrs Wilson.

The school does have a 16-19 bursary fund which may provide some financial assistance in meeting the costs of the card. For further information and to apply for a bursary please visit the school website and click on the 16-19 bursary link. Awards of the bursary are not made until the end of September to allow for the application to be reviewed 

Please contact Mr Donovan, Deputy Head of Sixth Form, should you have any queries about the travel card.