Education, Training and Work
Find information on how to apply for a school place in Sandwell, school term dates and support and advice for parents and carers on all aspects of education and learning.
Thinking about training or looking for a job? Get more information and advice on local and national services that can help you.
Working in childcare might be a career path to consider. Find out more about how to get in to the childcare sector and the different career choices.
Sandwell Keeps Talking is Sandwell’s initiative to promote Early Language and Communication Skills. Use the toolkit and resources to develop children's speech and language.
Useful advice and information
Safer sleep in winter
The Lullaby Trust has advice on how to keep your baby safe when the weather gets cold. The cost of living crisis means families are worried about keeping warm this winter. You may be concerned about trying to keep your home warm, keeping draughts out…
Strep A and Scarlet Fever - what you need to know
If you think your child is poorly and getting worse, trust your instincts & contact NHS 111 online or your GP practice. Contact NHS 111 or your GP if: your child is getting…
Help with childcare costs
If you are using Ofsted Registered Childcare you could be entitled to some help with your childcare costs. Tax-Free Childcare You can get up to £500 every 3 months (up to £2,000 a year) for each of your children to help with the…