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  1. Going to College or Sixth Form

    Whoever you are and whatever you're interested in for a future career there will be a course in a college that is right for you. The right course may not be obvious at first and you may need help finding it. There are different types…
  2. Going to school in Sandwell

    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 to find out about school…
  3. Going to university

    Higher education is an opportunity to study a subject to a higher level, such as a bachelor's degree or foundation degree. If you are a student with special educational needs and/or disability (SEND) you are not covered by the same law that covers colleges but…
  4. Health

    Healthy living is for everyone. We can all make small changes that will improve our physical and mental health and can reduce the risk of long-term health conditions by making healthier choices. The Change4Life website provides a wide range of advice and aims to ensure…
  5. Health and Wellbeing

    Looking after your own health and the health of your family is an important part of everyday life. Feeling good and functioning well both physically and mentally means you and your family can make the most of opportunities and enjoy life to the full. Eating…
  6. Help paying for your childcare

    You can get help with paying for childcare if it's provided by an Ofsted Registered provider. To find out what options are available to you the best place to start is Childcare Choices  Use the Childcare Calculator to work out what help you can get with…
  7. Help with your household bills

    Dealing with household bills can sometimes feel a bit overwhelming. Am I on the best tariff? Can I afford to pay this month's bills? What can I do if I can't pay my bills? Who can I turn to for help? There are lots of…
  8. Holiday Childcare

    Finding suitable, affordable childcare during school holidays can be a challenge. Many  playschemes and childminders are open, and there are usually lots of activities to keep the kids busy. Choosing the right option for your family can take time. It may be that you have…
  9. Home learning resources

    Children don't just learn in the classroom. They love finding new information and learning new skills. wherever they are. There are lots of free educational resources to help support children's learning outside school.  BBC Bitesize Resources, activities, videos, quizzes and lots of practical advice for parents,…
  10. Inclusion Support

    Inclusion support works across Sandwell to improve the education, learning, development and mental health and wellbeing of all children and young people (ages 0 - 25) with a particular focus on those who are vulnerable and / or have special educational needs. It is a…

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