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If you require a paper copy of the information on this website please contact the Centre for a free copy (0121 533 5806)


Please click the LINK to see the Summer Activities available for children, young people and families across Sandwell.



The timetable for the last week of the summer term is as follows.



Please click the link to access the Time For You Relate Sandwell Referral Form and the Children & Young People's Counselling Leaflet



Please click the link to view the Year 9 Options Booklet


Parents Guide: Talking to your child about online sexual harrassment



Covid vaccination letter for parents of children aged 12 to 15.  Please click on the link on the bottom of the website to give online consent.


Change in Law - West Midlands Police


What parents need to know about SNAPCHAT













Child safety online:


General IT


Computer Security


Video/computer games    (family friendly games advice)    (family friendly games advice)


Parental Control Software




We have been made aware of a new supermarket, Company Shop, situated in Dudley not far from the Black Country Museum that offers Food items, toiletries and some clothing at reduced prices due to short sell by dates. The brands are from retailers such as Tesco. Marks & Spencer's and many more. You will need to apply for a free membership before entering but it is well worth a visit.  Please click on LINK the attached more details including opening times and directions. 


Please click the LINK to view Kooth's tips and advice for students returning to school after lockdown.


Register here to receive information from The Family Information Service specific to disabilities and SEN such as support groups, changes in legislation and activities and events.  



Pupils can access Google Drive via Xbox and Playstation consoles, please follow the instructions below.

COVID Family Support Information: please click HERE for useful contact numbers for help and advice.

Please click here to view how to access and request free data through the DfE's Get Help With Technology programme.






Online Resources

Sandwell Prevent Team Newsletter - April 2020


Parent Information from CEOP and Parent Zone




Operation Encompass is a police and Education early intervention safeguarding partnership that supports children and young people exposed to Domestic Abuse. It aims to ensure Schools are notified in a timely manner of any Domestic Abuse incident where child/ren are present or registered at the address. This early notification should mean that, in the majority of cases, schools are alerted in readiness for the children arriving at school the first working day following an incident.
Operation Encompass went  live week commencing 1 October 2018 and the aim is that schools will know as close as possible to the start of the school day that the child has been or may have been exposed to a domestic abuse incident.

Summer School Leaflet

Please click on the click to view Changing Our Lives Events

Changing Our Lives Events



Please click on the link below regarding an article on Alternative Provision:

Please view the following documentation for parents and carers.

COVID - 19 Checklist and Risk Assessment July 2020

COVID - 19 Letter to parents from the Director of Education

Back to school letter - 19th May 2020

Year 10 Timetable

Please  click here  to view a Coronavirus Lockdown message from your local community police

COVID - 19 Checklist and Risk Assessment May 2020

COVID - 19 Content: Think Ninja


Helpful resources for parents/carers for communicating issues regarding Coronavirus.

Emerging Minds  -  resources for managing children's anxiety

National Autistic Society - guidance and helplines for parents', young people and staff

Mencap - easy to read guide to Coronavirus

Place2be  - a guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing

Young Minds - talking to your child about Coronavirus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family wellbeing

Carers UK - guidance for carers

Covibook - an interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under, designed to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing during the pandemic

Amaze - information for parents

Public Health England have produced an easy read version of their advice on the coronavirus for places of education. You can download it here

Here's a video on supporting neurodiverse children during self-isolation:

The following apps are free for a month:

Shape Coding (to develop language)

Widget (symbol software)


Please click on the link to view  Covid - 19 Free School Meal Guidance

Supporting information from Sandwell Educational Psychologists

Tips for teaching at home

Useful links and resources


Connexions Sandwell

Please click on the link below to visit Connexions Sandwell website. 

At present there is a Connexions drop in at The Council House in Oldbury from 1pm - 5pm every day except Wednesday.  If you have any questions please contact our Connexions Advisor, Pauline Jackson. 

Please email: or telephone 07855 036965.






Please click on the link below to read the Good To Know articles:

Good To Know Newsletter - 27th May 2022

Good To Know Newsletter - 3rd December 2021

Good To Know Newsletter - 8th July 2021

Good To Know Newsletter - 11th June 2021

Good To Know Newsletter - 21st May 2021

Good To Know Newsletter - 7th May 2021

Good To Know Newsletter - 22nd April 2021

Good To Know Newsletter - 21st January 2021

Good To Know Newsletter - 8th January 2021

Good To Know Newsletter - 6th November 2020

Good To Know Newsletter - 2nd October 2020

Good To Know Newsletter - 18th September 2020

Good To Know Newsletter - 4th September 2020

Good To Know Newsletter - 3rd July 2020

Good To Know Newsletter - 5th June 2020

Good To Know Newsletter - 22nd May 2020

Good To Know Newsletter - 17th April 2020

Good To Know Newsletter - 27th March 2020

Good To Know Newsletter - 17th January 2020

Good To Know Newsletter - 18th December 2019

Good To Know Newsletter - 22nd November 2019

Good To Know Newsletter - 7th November 2019

Good To Know Newsletter - 6th September 2019

Good To Know Newsletter - 23rd May 2019


Please find the new Parental Bulletin 2019 by clicking the link below:

Parental Bulletin Summer Term 2019


Many children and families struggle during the school holidays when free school meals are no longer available. Information for parents / carers - food poverty and holiday hunger guidance can be found by clicking on the link below:

Sandwell's food banks are listed in  the Emergency Help (incl. food) section.  There are also a number of ther locations where food is shared in Sandwell e.g. temples and gurdwaras.


Please click here for your child to access free yoga video lessons to practice at home during the Coronavirus Lockdown.




Resources for parents / carers: Parenting ADHD and Autism


Physical and Mental Health Advice Support Services for Students.

Services to support students health and wellbeing continue to operate (as listed below). 


School Nurse Services (Chat Health):  ChatHealth, a confidential text messaging service that enables children and young people (11 year olds plus) to contact their local Public Health nursing (school nursing) team and is available on 07480 635486


Kooth:  Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people (11-19 years plus) available at all times and includes accessing online counselling support (Monday – Friday: noon – 10pm, Saturday – Sunday 6pm – 10pm)


Beam Drop in-service (anyone under 19):  All face-to-face services have been cancelled; updates will be placed on Twitter @beamsandwell


Health For Teens Website: For general health advice 


DECCA:  Sandwell Drug and Alcohol Services are still available as and when needed. Please phone 0121 5692201 or email 


Brook (Sexual Health Support: 11 years old plus):  Are contacting young people directly to discuss the appropriate mode of support for their personal circumstance.


Childline:  Website is operating  and the counselling service is still available; please call 0800 1111


Papyrus (Youth Suicide Prevention charity):  Still operating. Please call 0800 0684141 or email


Please click on the to view parental support while self-isolating


Please click on Autism West Midlands Upcoming Events link for details about Sensory Issues and Daily Living - Sandwell, Tipton 

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