Essex County Council will provide free home to school transport for children to the designated or nearest school for their home address who meet the ‘qualifying distance’ criteria, which is:

  • 3 miles or more for children attending secondary schools (school years 7 – 11)

Please contact the Education Transport and Awards Team on 0845 603 2200 for further details. In addition, information about free school meals and other discretionary awards can be obtained in confidence.

Education Transport and Awards Team
PO Box 4261
County Hall

Email address:
Telephone: 0845 603 2200
Fax number: 01245 434819

The coach company ‘Don’s of Dunmow’ has been chosen by Essex County Council to provide transport to The Helena Romanes School as from September 2010. Please access their website below for bus timetables, routes and applying for spare seats.