Metro Card Information

Applications for September, 2019

Secondary school - renew an existing place for September 2019 - now available

If your child already has a purple 'Priority Photocard' for this current year 2018-19, you can now apply to renew your place for September, 2019. The strict deadline for applications is the 28th June, 2019. Applications received after that date will not be prioritised and you may miss out on a place.

Please follow this link to complete the online form (opens in a new window). There is no paper form to print out or photograph to upload. Links are provided within the form to read our terms and conditions and GDPR policy.

However, an email address is now mandatory and this is used only to confirm receipt of your application. (If you cannot supply an email address, please complete the paper new applicant form below instead - however we cannot confirm receipt of paper forms.)

Additionally, a letter will be sent to current card holders during April with an invitation to renew.

Secondary school - new applications for September 2019 - now available

If your child will join year 7 from September 2019 or has never registered to use a school bus service before, the form for new applicants is now available to download (pdf 143Kb).

Be sure to also read our allocation criteria and GDPR statement before completing your application.

We are sorry, but due to the very high volume, we cannot confirm receipt of paper forms.

METRO has recently advised us that parent are required to complete an online renewal form if they wish for their child to continue to use the school bus services for the next academic year. The closing date for these applications is: June 30th 2019.

Operators own tickets (ie. FirstBus Day and Weekly Riders) are no longer valid on school services:

MCard and MetroCard passes continue to be valid on all these services. This decision is beyond the control of the school and affects all school services in Bradford. It is due to a change in the way the services are contracted.  Details of how and where to buy MCard and MetroCard passes can be found at:
Students must have an Under 16 or 16-18 Photocard and, if not, they should be paying the adult fare. You can find information on how to apply for an Under 16 Photocard can be found on the Metro Website. 

·         Weekly and Monthly MetroCards can be purchased and used on all services
·         Students without an U16 or U16-18 Photocard will be charged full fare from January