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Developing a community of practice with inclusion, collaboration and consistency at the centre
Autumn 2022 Newsletter 6 (14/12/22) 

Dear All,

You are almost there!

It is a pleasure to work with and support such a passionate and committed group of people.

Wishing you all a restful and happy break along with a fabulous start to your new year!

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, Hannah Illman, Sarah Barnard, Yolande Brown, Fiona Fargher, Lucy Johnson, Liam Keohane and Lisa Opalko 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

SEND conference 2023 'Ambitious about Inclusion'

Flyer attached - BOOK NOW

We are so pleased to confirm the details of the RBWM SEND conference 2023 'Ambitious about Inclusion' This is for SENCOs, Headteachers and SLT.

On: Tuesday 21st February 
Time: 8-3.15
At: Windsor Racecourse
Cost: £50

Please see more details and how to book here or on the flyer attached.

Please note, in the Spring term, places will be offered to our colleagues in Slough and Bracknell.

SENCo Leadership Forum

It was so great to see so many of you at the forum (the slides are attached). Thank you so much to the staff at Trevelyan for hosting.

As requested, I have secured a date for our next meeting where we can have a cross-phased focus on TRANSITION

Please SAVE THE DATE - if there is a school happy to host, can they let me know.

NEXT forum - 14th March 2023 - 1-3pm

Inclusion Summit

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

Incredible years

The Incredible Years Programme is a 12 to 14 weeks course for parents and/or carers of 3 to 12 year olds children, whose behaviour has been having significant impact on their home and school life experiences. Parents and/or carers must be willing to commit to all sessions.

The IY Programme has a nurturing parenting approach to collaboratively support parents and carers to address their children’s needs. The programme will be delivered by trained Family Hub Workers, with sessions running at Windsor and Maidenhead Family Hubs.

Please visit for more information.

Danny Gomm
Family Hub Manager
Family Hub Service
Achieving for Children
Providing children’s services for the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Phone: 07768036438

Family Hub Inbox:
Family Hub Webpage:

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.