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.
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Childminder Briefing Session
Thinking about becoming a registered Childminder? Childminding is a rewarding career, and provides opportunities for developing new skills and qualifications. Why not book on to the next Childminder Briefing Session Wednesday 21st…
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Sandwell Parents for Disabled Children - Parent Carer Activities timetable for October 2022 is out now.…
Love books and reading
It's never too early to introduce your child to the excitement of books and reading. Join your local library and take your child along to regular story times and other family events. Regular visits to the library is a great way to develop a love of reading and…
#Take10ToRead Reading Challenge
On Monday 10th October 2022 World Mental Health Day, the National Literacy Trust are encouraging families to take part in the #Take10ToRead challenge by reading for 10 minutes at 10am. Reading for at least 10 minutes every day is great for your child’s…