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  1. Sandwell Well-Being Charter Mark

    The Sandwell Well-being charter is a school's opportunity to commit to improving the mental health and well-being of everyone connected with the school.  The Charter Mark consists of three elements The Charter Mark School Audit The Healthy Mind, Happy Me Curriculum The Pupil Well-being Survey…
  2. 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.  Once we are aware of information which is of interest…
  3. Childminder briefing session

    What is a childminding briefing session? The information session is an opportunity to find out more about running a childminding business. You can ask questions and get an insight in to the day to day routines of a childminder. Attending the session gives you the…
  4. Baby and toddler eating and mealtimes

    Mealtimes are often a time when children learn that they can gain some control over their parents. Parents may become concerned that their child is not eating enough and frustrated when their child refuses food and/or demand alternative meals. Most children go through a phase…
  5. Parenting classes and support

    Programmes for parents/carers provide you with the opportunities to learn and improve your parenting skills, helping you understand your children's needs and helping you cope with present and future difficulties. They also provide you with a chance to meet and share experiences with other parents…
  6. Early behaviour and emotional development

    A toddler temper tantrum is the emotional equivalent of a summer storm; sudden and sometimes fierce. Children between the ages of one and three are especially prone to these episodes and it is a normal part of their development. Though you may worry that you…
  7. Bedtime and sleeping routines

    Getting your child to go to bed can be quite a battle. As soon as you mention the word ‘bed’ your child may run riot in a bid to show you how awake they are. Even if you get them into bed you may still…
  8. Family Support

    Family life is different for all of us. What we have to deal with as a family and the challenges we face can sometimes make us feel we are on our own without support. There are organisations we can reach out to when we need…
  9. Kids online and their digital safety

    Kids are spending more and more time online, so as parents you need advice to help keep them safe. You may feel out of touch with Snapchat and Instagram. Do you know who they are chatting to online, what they are uploading, who they are…

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