Share Your Views

Have your say on Richmond's SEND Futures Plan 2019-22

We would like to hear your views about our draft Plan, which sets out how Richmond Council, Achieving for Children and the Richmond Clinical Commissioning Group will improve SEND services over the next three years. 

  • The online consultation can be found here.
  • An easy-read version of the consultation can be found here (opens as Word doc)
  • The draft Plan can be found here.
  • An easy-read version of the draft Plan can be found here.

The consultation closes at midnight on 14 July 2019.

We will also be holding some drop-in events where you can talk to people from the Council, Achieving for Children or Clinical Commissioning Group about the Plan. These events are being held on:

  • 1 July, 10.00 to 11.30am, Castelnau Community Centre, 7 Stillingfleet Road, Barnes, SW13 9AQ.
  • 3 July, 7.00 to 8.30pm, Ham Youth Centre, Ham Close (off Ashburnham Road), Ham, TW10 7PL
  • 4 July, 1:30 to 3.00pm, Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY

If you would like to attend one of these events, please register here.  

Other ways to get involved

We want everyone with a stake in SEND services to feel able to be part of an honest, constructive conversation. We’re committed to listening, and demonstrating how your views have led to change.

You can continue to be part of the conversation by:

Signing up here to receiving updates on SEND Futures and our regular SEND newsletter.

Keep in Touch (opens a smart survey link)

Emailing us your views or questions at

Attending the SEND Team coffee mornings if your child has an Education, Health and Care Plan. Watch out for dates on this website. 

Sharing your experience and expertise as part of one of our parent panels. These bring together parents and carers with an interest in bringing about positive change.

The Richmond Parent Panel met for the first time in March, and the Kingston Parent Consortium met for the first time in May.

You can find out more about either the Richmond Parent Panel or Kingston Parent Consortium by emailing


Parent Carer Forums 

The national charity Contact are currently supporting local parents and voluntary organisations to set up new Parent Carer Forums for Richmond and Kingston. You can find out more about Parent Carer Forums here. Once the Parent Carer Forums are up and running, we will share further details here.

SEND Futures


Richmond SEND Futures - November 2018 (Closed)

SEND Transport in Richmond: building independence - December 2018 (Closed)

Richmond SEND Transformation - April/May 2018 (Closed)


Consultation on Kingston's SEND Transformation Plan: 2019/20 to 2021/22 (Closed)

Kingston SEND Transformation - March 2018 (Closed)

Kingston and Richmond

Kingston and Richmond (both borough) consultations