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  1. Things To Do

    Looking for fun ways for your children to to get active, be creative, meet new friends? There are great opportunities to get involved in performing arts, play, sports and recreation, local youth clubs or community groups. Find information about what is going on near you…
  2. Training and Work

    Looking for a job or a qualification? The right skills and the right qualifications will give you the best chance of getting your dream job. There is lots of advice and support available to help you find the right employment or training. Find all the…
  3. Transition to Secondary School

    For children with SEND the transfer from primary school to secondary school can be particularly daunting. Proper planning along with discussions and the sharing of information between schools is vital if the children are to be identified and supported effectively during and after the transfer.…
  4. Travel Assistance

    Some children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) may require help to get to the school that is right for them. This may be because the school is too far away or because they are not able to get to the…
  5. Universal services

    Universal Health Services are accessible to all children and young people. In some cases, there will be similar services available especially for people with Special Education Needs and Disabilities.
  6. What is the Local Offer?

    Our vision for children and young people in Sandwell with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) is that they will be able to achieve their aspiration for a healthy ordinary life through meaningful employment and fulfilling relationships within the community of their choosing.To help with…
  7. What's On

    There are lots of activities and events going on in local venues. These include libraries, museums, parks, children's centres, leisure centres and community centres. Search by date, venue or type of activity. See what's on today, tomorrow or over the next 30 days. Please check…
  8. Working in childcare

    Working in childcare can be a hugely rewarding career. Whether you are thinking about what to do after leaving school, are already working with children or looking for a change of career you can now gain a recognised qualification in a way that suits you. There are…
  9. Young People

    Growing up can be an exciting but difficult time for both young people and parents.  Teenagers have to deal with peer pressure, exams, body changes, sexuality and identity. They still need love and support from parents and family. They also want more freedom and to be…

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