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The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is proposing to open new facilities for children with special educational needs.

We’ve been consulting on options for new Resource Bases, attached to schools, for children with social communication difficulties and related behaviours.  This consultation is now closed.  The outcome of the consultation will be reported to the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead's Cabinet in late August, and we will put a link to the report on this page when it is available.‚Äč

You can download the original consultation document here.

You can download the supplementary information about the new option here:

Resource Base South Ascot Village Primary School (PDF)

You can also download the draft good practice guide, which we have shared with schools to explain how Resource Bases work. 

Download Good Practice Guide - Resource Bases (PDF)

If you have any questions about these proposals, please contact us at

We are carrying out a second stage public consultation to gather your views about our proposed Family Hub Service. The new proposed model would bring together services being run by children’s centres, youth centres, the parenting service, health visitors, school nurses and the family resilience service so that residents can get all the help they need, coordinated by the Family Hub Service.

The service would prioritise those children, young people and families most in need of help. We would do this by being flexible and responsive and delivering services where they are needed, rather than at a specific site. This means we could deliver Family Hub Services at a main hub or a sub-venue, in the community or in a family home.

This second stage of consultation builds on the first stage of the consultation that was undertaken between January and March 2020 which gathered views on the aims and principles of the proposed new model.  The findings from the initial consultation were considered at Cabinet on 25 June 2020.  Cabinet agreed to the second stage of the public consultation running for 9 weeks, from 23 July to 23 September 2020.

We have prepared some information to help you better understand the proposals and to ensure you are fully informed when giving your views. Before responding we would ask you to review:

Once you have reviewed these documents, we would really appreciate it if you were able to give your views via our online survey which will be open from Thursday 23 July to Thursday 17 September 2020: 

RBWM Family Hubs online survey (opens a new window)

There are also a number of other ways to get involved in the second stage of the consultation:

The dates and times are:

  • Friday 7 August 2020 at 5pm until 6pm
  • Friday 21 August 2020 at 1pm until 2pm 
  • Friday 4 September 2020 at 9am until 10am
  • Monday 14 September 2020 at 9am until 10am

You do not have to engage with us or reply to a consultation or survey, but doing so will help us to shape our final proposals for the Family Hub Service which will be considered by Cabinet in October 2020. Our privacy notice explains the personal data that we may collect and process during the course of our consultation:

Achieving for Children Privacy Notice