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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

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 an Education and Health Care Plan (EHCP)?

Most children and young people will have their needs met through universal mainstream provision for example, in school via SEN Support. EHC Plans provide support over and above that which is ordinarily available within mainstream education settings and aim to support access to learning and…

What is the Local Offer?

The Children and Families Act 2014 requires all Local Authorities to produce a Local Offer which sets out in one place information about services available for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. The Local Offer brings together a wealth of information…

Working in Childcare

Do you want to build a career working with children? Are you interested in working in early years childcare, education, playwork or becoming a childminder? If the answer is yes Sandwell Early Years and Childcare Team are here to help. Whether you are thinking about…
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