- 1 How do you qualify for free school transport?
- 2 Is school bus free with Medical Card?
- 3 How much is the Remote Area Grant?
- 4 Who is entitled to July provision?
- 5 What does post-primary school mean?
- 6 How many days are in a school year in Ireland?
- 7 How do I claim school travel allowance?
- 8 What does remote area mean?
- 9 How much do SNAs get paid for July provision?
- 10 Can unqualified teachers do JULY provision?
- 11 How do you get JULY provision?
How do you qualify for free school transport?
Who is eligible? In order to qualify for school transport, a child must be aged between 4 and 12 years and living 3.2 km or more from the nearest suitable national school. Children with special needs are also eligible for free transport to and from special schools and to special classes.
Is school bus free with Medical Card?
Pupils with medical cards Pupils who are eligible for school transport (see above) and who hold a valid medical card are entitled to free school transport to the nearest school.
How much is the Remote Area Grant?
– the grant will be calculated on the distance from home to pick-up point in cases where the family avail of a transport service. The maximum daily allowance payable under the Remote Area Grant is €5.10 per day – regardless of the number of children from the same family, travelling to particular schools.
Who is entitled to July provision?
July Provision is an educational program and can be either school based or home based. In previous years July Provision was open to children with a severe/profound intellectual disability or autism only.
What does post-primary school mean?
The post-primary or second-level education caters for students aged 12 to 18 years. They must be at least 12 years of age on 1 January in the year they start second-level education in order to be registered in a post-primary school. There are different types of post-primary school.
How many days are in a school year in Ireland?
Schools in Ireland are obliged to open for 183 days per year at primary level and 167 days per year at post-primary level. At one time, schools had a good deal of flexibility about the start and end of school terms.
How do I claim school travel allowance?
Subsidy applications can be lodged online at www.transport.nsw.gov.au/schooldrive or using this paper application form. The application form must be completed by the parent or guardian of the student(s), not the student(s) themselves, even if they are aged 16 or over.
What does remote area mean?
Remote areas are defined as places that are out of the way or considerably secluded from civilisation. Remote areas are really just a more extreme extension of rural areas. The way remoteness and rurality are defined and understood is important.
How much do SNAs get paid for July provision?
Modified Home Based July Provision Grant Rate: The following categories of tutor will be paid at a modified rate of €33.69 per hour worked: Teachers registered with the Teaching Council in a different educational sector from that in which they are providing tuition if granted approval to provide tuition.
Can unqualified teachers do JULY provision?
The relevant unqualified rate will be payable in all cases where the temporary/substitute teacher is registered in a sector other than the post primary sector. Teachers who have retired on medical grounds Strands 1 and 2 cannot participate in the July Programme.
How do you get JULY provision?
Who gets July Provision? July Provision is usually offered to autistic children enrolled in special schools or mainstream primary and post-primary schools with an autism/special class. It is also open to students with a profound learning disability.