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Transport arrangements

The allocation of School transport for Orchard School pupils is overseen by Sandwell LA.   Orchard School has no part in the management and organisation of this.   School transport is only available to pupils aged 5-16, and allocation is dependent of distance between home and school.

The contact numbers for the Passenger Transport Unit (PTU) Dee Watson – 07392 285 423    and   Jagdeep Tiwana – 07392 285 414 


Please contact them directly to cancel transport if your child is ill or if you have other questions or queries.


You can read the Sandwell SEND transport policy here;



Transport requests can be made using the request and guidance information  

Travel assistance request form V3


Please complete and return the form to School.   Paper copies are available on request.  


In school,  Julie Radcliffe can be contacted for general information and will liaise with PTU if necessary. Please contact her via the main school number 0121 569 7040

Contact Us

The Orchard School
Causeway Green Road
B68 8LD

0121 569 7040