Business Partnerships

Employer/Sandwell Academy Partnerships

The Academy is committed to building mutually rewarding partnerships with organisations who would like to help our students develop the skills needed in the world of work and make informed choices in addition to meeting Corporate Social Responsibilities.

Below is a menu of activities which we already engage in with a number of businesses that you may wish to be involved in:


Work Experience Year 10 students (Age 15) (June)

Work Experience Year 12 students (Age 17) (July)

Extended Work Experience

Careers Fair Attendance

Guest Speakers

Offering workplace visits

Assist in the delivery of Employability Skills

Enrichment Activities (October)

Curriculum Projects

Enterprise Challenges


Award Sponsorship


We are happy to be contacted with any offers of help in the above areas and also if you have any ideas of activities which you think the students may benefit from.

Our Outstanding Partnerships consist of a number of organisations who give us their time and enthusiasm to engage with the Academy and our students in a number of areas during the Academic Year. For example:

Benefits to Sanctuary Group

How the Academy have supported Sanctuary:

Performing Arts students performed Christmas songs and readings to residents at Sanctuary’s Briarscroft Residential Home

Tickets were offered for staff and residents at Sanctuary’s care homes for this year’s Academy production, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

Awarded Industrialist of the Year at the annual Academy Achievement Awards 2012

Promotes the support offered to the Academy to parents and the community through Retrospect – the Academy’s Annual Review publication.

Benefits to Sandwell Academy

Sanctuary have supported with:

Work Experience

Guest Speakers

Employability Skills

Enrichment Activities

Delivery of Employability Skills

Promoting Apprenticeship opportunities during the Careers Fair

Sponsorship of Student Achievement awards

Our thanks go out to all past and present supporters of the Academy their input is invaluable. If you wish to build a partnership with the Academy or offer assistance in any activity please contact:-

Sue Timms – Employer Engagement Officer at Sandwell Academy

0121 525 1700 or