Sixth Form - Other Information


Please note that sixth form students are not guaranteed a place on the school bus.  A concession is sold when there is a spare seat on a non-registered route and are sold on a first come first served basis so please aim to have your form completed and payment made by around mid-AugustThe charge for concessions is currently £152.80 per term. A concession will be honoured to the end of the term in which it is purchased.  

To apply for a concessionary pass you will need to email Central Bedfordshire transport - requesting them to post a form out to you. All application forms will be sent out on the same day first class to give equal opportunity. This form is to be used for those students who wish to travel to school by bus, but who do not qualify for any kind of free or subsidised transportation.

The following information needs to be included in the email to Central Beds:

  • Subject - Concession for the Autumn Term
  • Students Name and Surname
  • DOB
  • Address
  • Contact number
  • School attending

The links to all other application forms are listed below:

Low Income:

Medical Needs:



If your son/daughter will be travelling on the J8 from Stotfold and Henlow please see the application form below entitled 'J8 Application 2015'. This service is run by Cedars Coaches.


If your son/daughter will be travelling on the J35 (Great Barford/Blunham/Sandy/Northwell/Ickwell/Upper Caldecote/Stanford) or J02 (Bedford/Shortstown/Cotton End/Wilstead/Haynes) - you will need to complete the form below entitled ‘Samuel Whitbread Academy Bus Pass Pack’. This service is run by Herberts Travel.


If you have any questions or queries, please direct these to the school transport team at Central Bedfordshire: 0300 300 8339 or email them on

Central Beds website for school transport:

The post-16 transport policy: 


BEST / Northampton Saints Rugby Development School

Please click here to learn more about the possibilities of combining your sixth form studies with rugby!