Orchard Mead Academy is located North East Leicester, on the the outskirts of the Hamilton and Netherhall Estates, our full address and contact details can be found here.
There are a number of different ways students travel to Orchard Mead Academy, these include:
Could your child be eligible for a free school bus pass?
Who is eligible?
Your child could get free transport if they attend the nearest available school, and the walking distance from home is:
- More than two miles if they are under 8 years old, or;
- More than three miles if they are 8 – 16 years old
If your child is entitled to free school meals, or if you get the maximum level Working Tax Credit (this is where there is no reduction to Working Tax Credit due to your income), they could get free transport if they:
- attend the nearest available primary school and the walking distance from home is more than two miles, or;
- attend one of the three nearest available secondary schools and the walking distance from home is more than 2 and less than 6 miles or;
- attend the nearest available secondary school preferred on the grounds of religion or belief, and the walking distance from home is more than 2 and less than 15 miles.
Further information on school travel can be found on the Leicester City Councils web page here.
Please click here to apply for a free bus pass if you think you may be entitled to claim.