Early years (age 0 to 5)

Childcare and early learning for children aged 0-5 years old

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If you're new to SEND

If you've noticed your child is finding some things difficult, here's the first steps you can take to help them

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Childcare before starting school

Childcare and early learning choices for children aged 0-5 years

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Help you can get when your child starts school

Support that's available when your child is in nursery, school or college

Supporting early years children with SEND

Education and childcare provision for children who are aged five and under is known as early years. Some children will have a special educational need or disability identified from birth. Other children may begin to show signs of an additional need as they develop during their early years.

Walsall's Local Offer can help you find the right services and support, from making chidcare choices, finding activities to enjoy together, managing your finances, and planning the best learning pathway for your child.

Contact information

Before contacting us, please check to see if we can answer your question from our online information.

Write to us:

The Civic Centre, Darwall Street, Walsall WS1 1TP