Sandwell Council House reception will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 21 May

The main reception at Sandwell Council House, Oldbury, will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 21 May due to Annual Council. The reception will re-open as normal at 9am on Wednesday 22 May. Access council services online →

OfSTED/CQC Written Statement of Action

Action Planning for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

Following on from a Local Area SEND inspection in January 2017 by OfSTED and The Care Quality Commission Sandwell was required to produce a written statement of action to address areas of concern identified in the inspection.

After nearly 18 months Sandwell has made significant progress in addressing the issues set out in the OfSTED / CQC report. Click the link below to see the letter from Government acknowledging the progress along with other documents relating to the inspection.

Sandwell Local Area Written Statement of Action and Associated Documents

Multi-Agency Conference

As part of the improvement journey a multi-agency conference was held recently to look at some of the areas for development identified in the SEND inspection. Click on the links below to see some videos of the day:

A Department for Education presentation on improving the quality of Education Health and Care Plans

A Changing Young Lives presentation on the co-production of Education Health and Care Plans

A presentation by Sandwell Parent Voice on what the statutory SEND process looks like from a parent's perspective