Ambition 1: Raising aspirations and resilience
Sandwell is a community where our families have high aspirations and where we pride ourselves on equality of opportunity and on our adaptability and resilience.
Too many Sandwell children live in deprived households – and this restricts social mobility from one generation to the next.
Children growing up in households where a parent does not work, or has low skills, are more likely to be out of work, in low income jobs or have a low level of education attainment themselves.
Our ambition is to break this cycle by 2030. To do this, we need to: