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For children, young people and families with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Sandwell Schools - Parent Information

Your child's journey through school and college should be rewarding and successful. As parents and carers it's sometimes hard to know where to find all the information and resources you need. Having lots of information in one place makes it easier for your to find…

Sandwell SEND Updates

Latest news The information on these pages has been put together to enable parents who have a child with special needs and/or disabilities (SEND) to find the information they are looking for in one place.  There is information on a wide range of subjects and…

School Admissions - Sandwell

Information about the schools admission process in Sandwell. Find out how to apply for a primary or secondary school place and how to change schools. Find out about choosing a school in Sandwell and what to do if you are not happy with the school…

School Term Dates

Find here the school term dates and holidays for Sandwell's primary, secondary and special schools. Some academies and voluntary aided church schools may not follow this schedule. You are advised to check with these schools directly. School term dates and holidays

Social Care & Short Breaks

Some disabled children and their parents will need practical support both inside the home and outside it. Local authorities have a legal responsibility to help families with disabled children.  Social care is a term that generally describes all forms of personal care and other practical…

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…

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.

Warmth and Heating Schemes

Cold Weather Payment scheme If you are in receipt of certain benefits you maybe entitled to a Cold Weather Payment to help with the cost of heating your home. The scheme usually runs between November and March and if eligible, you will receive a payment of £25…

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…