The new 16-18 Travel Pass
From 1 July the new 16-18 Travel Pass will be available for all 16-18 year olds living in South Yorkshire, including those in apprenticeships and employment, enabling them to access discounted travel across the region.
For the first time the pass will also be valid during August, allowing young people in this age bracket to travel all year round for the concessionary fare of 80p per single journey on bus and tram, half price rail fare on Northern rail services, as well as benefit from a range of operator discounted tickets on production of a 16-18 Travel Pass.
11-16 MegaTravel Pass
There will be no changes for young people aged 11-16 who can continue to benefit from discounted fares across South Yorkshire, including 80p fares on bus and tram, half price rail fare on Northern rail services and value for money operator tickets, with the MegaTravel Pass.
All young people aged 16-18 living in South Yorkshire are eligible for a 16-18 Travel Pass, including those in apprenticeships and employment.
Passes will be valid from 1 July, and can be used as soon individuals receive them.
Passes will be valid for two years and will have an expiry date of the 31 July of the second year in further education, apprenticeship or employment.
How to apply
The quickest way to apply for a 16-18 Travel Pass is online by using a MyTSY account. Full details will be available at http://www.travelsouthyorkshire.com/1618TravelPass/ in the near future.
Applications can be made from 1 July and passes should be processed within 10 working days.
This amazing trip was one of the best experiences I have ever had with school. I never thought I would have the opportunity to go into Parliament, let alone be given the chance to see an actual live debate in the House of Lords! The room was royal red and was absolutely breathtaking. Moreover, there was a sense of importance that lingered within this grand location. You knew something crucial was going to happen. To be honest, I have never had an interest in politics and barely knew anything about our Government before this trip. Consequently, I felt incredibly informed at the end of the day and can proudly say that I understand law-making so much more. This opinion can definitely be shared with the others that were blessed with the chance to see politics in a raw and organic way which is very different to the information we receive from the news and social media. Also, we were on the visit with Wickersley 6th Formers who take Politics and they informed us of everything we needed to know during our visit. In addition, we had a workshop that taught us the rules of law-making and we were able to have a debate that included both Wickersley and Clifton students. It was great fun!
Another highlight of our day was the surprise visit to M&M’s World! We really enjoyed seeing the huge display of M&M’s that were placed everywhere within the shop and the cute merchandise that was available for us to buy. One great part of this store was the machine that dictated what colour M&M you are as it was so fun and interesting to use.
Personally, my most favourite part was seeing Platform 9 (and 3/4) at the Kings Cross Station. Although I had no money left (because I bought too many M&Ms), the Potterhead in me was so delighted at seeing the marvelous world of magic come to life before our eyes!
Overall, I am incredibly pleased that I was given the chance to see London because I saw/did many things I have not experienced before. This included: going on a train, using the Tube and seeing amazing landmarks. Thank you for sending us to London!
3aaa Apprenticeships Sheffield Academy would like to invite you to our open day. This will give you the chance to get to know us and what we do. Staff and Apprentices will be available to interact with you to show the benefits of Apprenticeships.
This is the perfect opportunity to find out all about the Apprenticeships we offer. Employers will be able to find their perfect Apprentice and Apprentices can speak to employers we have relationships with in South Yorkshire in order to find their perfect opportunity.
We have Apprentices ready to start their Level 3 Apprenticeship in Digital Marketing, ICT and Business Admin.
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This event is free and refreshments will be provided throughout the afternoon. Parking is available on a first come first served basis. If you have any further questions about this event, please don’t hesitate to contact the 3aaa Apprenticeships Sheffield team through the details below.
Telephone: 0114 243 4980
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