Information to be Included in an Application for a Pilot Scheme
1 The name and address of the local education authority making the application.
2 A description of the proposed pilot scheme area, including its size, population densities, travel patterns and the main characteristics of its school system that affect transport patterns.
3 Current pupil travel patterns in the proposed pilot scheme area.
4 Principal school travel issues in the proposed pilot scheme area.
5 The capacity of the authority and local partners to manage a pilot scheme.
6 An outline of the arrangements for the proposed scheme, including its aims and objectives.
7 A description of the plans for the proposed scheme, including targets.
8 The educational benefits for pupils, including an assessment of the impact of the proposed scheme on disadvantaged groups.
9 An outline of the wider benefit the proposed scheme will have on the area of the pilot scheme area and its residents.
10 The evaluation strategy for the proposed scheme.
11 Funding of the proposed scheme.
12 The arrangements for charging pupils, including the arrangements for protected children (within the meaning of paragraph 6 of the Schedule) and for low income and large families.
13 Detail of partners (that is persons or bodies who will contribute to the running of the proposed scheme).
14 An outline of how the proposed scheme will improve links between school travel and other publicly funded transport provision, and of how the proposed scheme will link with transport policy for pupils of sixth form age, local transport plans, and bus strategies.
15 Evidence of the consultation carried out by the authority prior to the submission of the application.
16 Detail of how the authority will have regard to parents' religion or belief in the running of the proposed scheme.
Specified date: 1 June 2007: see reg 1(1).