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Developing a community of practice with inclusion, collaboration and consistency at the centre
Autumn 2022 Newsletter 4 (9/11/22) 

Dear All,

Below are updates from wider teams and services. As ever, any questions or queries please ask!

Volunteer roles to sign up for

If you are interested in any please let me know.
  1. Panel A - please use this sign in sheet! **Huge thanks to Abi Quinn, Marie Bergin, Lucie Brennan, Lucy Johnston, Wendy Harris and Hannah Illman who have signed up so far!
  2. Priority workstreams
  3. Inclusion Quality Mark award / Peer mentor
  4. SEND workforce working party (inc TAs)
  5. Removing the need for labels CCG working group

Diary dates for the year!

Autumn 2
- SENCo Induction (online) - Monday 28th November 1-3pm


SEND Conference - 21st Feb 2023

Inclusion Summit (Flyer for parents attached - please share)
We are extremely pleased to announce our 4th RBWM Inclusion Summit. 

It will be a great opportunity for all Parents and Carers, as well as other key stakeholders, to come together to share information and celebrate developments in SEND across the Borough. There will also be a bustling Market Stall to peruse. 

Event details

It will be a face to face event held on Wednesday 8th February 2023 at Norden Farm in Maidenhead

9.15 (soft start and refreshments) presentations 10am - 1pm 
Click here to register your interest

SENCo Leadership Forum

Tuesday 22nd November 1-3pm F2F @ Trevelyan 

Part of this session will be SEND register Moderation so please bring:
- SEND K and EHCP data including: attendance / exclusions / ERSA / Summer born / Safeguarding etc
- Any SEND processes or criteria






Welcome and introductions

Kelly Nash

1.10 - 1.40 

(30 minutes)

Outreach in RBWM

Helen Huntley

Al Whitelaw

Sarah Jeb

Helen Hannam

1.40 - 2.00

(20 minutes)

Sharing good practice: Learning from external visitors

Louise Rowlands

2.00 - 2.15

15 minutes - Networking break  

2.15 – 2.45

SEND Register moderation

Kelly Nash

2.45 - 3.00

EHCP submission top tips

Fiona Hayes / Marie Bergin

New parent carer forum - can you help?

The new parent/carer forum has an ambition to have a parent/carer rep in every school.

Please could you engage about this with your parents and get any interested parties to email me, many thanks!

Training and resources

EAL cluster/resources

Slides from the last meeting attached. Next meeting EAL cluster meeting
Wednesday, 16 November · 4:00 – 5:00pm
Google Meet joining info
Video call link:
Or dial: ‪(GB) +44 20 3956 7700‬ PIN: ‪630 931 624‬#
More phone numbers:

Further training and guidance

Please fill out this table to indicate any staff in your school that could support translation in a meeting.