Conferences 2016-2017

Date and time Title and content summary Event costs and booking options

7th December 2016


Hudson Room, West Offices.

Register and Refreshments from 8.30am

9am – 3.30pm

Designated Teacher Conference


The Virtual School and the role of the Designated Teacher in local and national context.


The Virtual School collection calendar.


York’s revised  PEP document.    This session will show you how to complete a high quality PEP. 


SMART Target workshops led by the school improvement advisers, Karron Young (primary) and Mike Jory (secondary), which will give clear guidance on SMART targets as well as an opportunity to practice writing SMART targets from case studies.  Comfort break.


Speak Up Training – led by the Show Me That I Matter group

12.00                     Lunch


Narrowing the gap – accelerated learning and high aspirations.


Best uses of Pupil Premium – learning the lessons – there will be an opportunity to network and talk to others about how they use Pupil Premium and what impact this is having on progress and attainment. (Round table questions provided to support discussion and thinking about impact of Pupil Premium usage).


Virtual School and Educational Psychology – drop-in sessions (Cathy Ardern)

2.30                        Coffee


A child’s journey through care – understanding the jargon and issues (Sophie Keeble – depending on re-structure).


Going forward – the vision.  Developing our capacity in York to deliver training on Developmental Trauma and Attachment and extend our knowledge and practice by meeting regularly. 


Evaluations and close


16th and 17th March 2017


Leeds Marriot

4 Trevelyan Square

Boar Lane



0113 236 6366


Please click here for a conference flyer


Please click here for the conference programme (coming soon)


Headteacher Conference


sponsored by TES and Frog Education

Want to be inspired?

Want to be motivated?

Want to know what works?


Target audience:


Conference Focus:

School improvement

Join leaders from the region for practical strategies, inspirational stories and opportunities to collaborate with other colleagues.

Day 1: 16th March 2017

 Content  Speaker

Chair and opening


Ann Mroz

Editor TES

 Key Note

Sue Cowley

Teacher and writer


What is good and how can we be better?

Jill Berry

National College for school leadership


The national agenda

Sean Harford

National Director, Ofsted

The regional picture

Yorkshire and the Humber

Jenny Bexon- Smith

Regional Schools Commissioner

Session 1:

High challenge Low threat

Session 2:

Sensible approaches to inspection

Mary Myatt

Writer, adviser, trainer

What makes the best, the best?

 Lucy Crehan

Teacher and author of 'Cleverlands'

 Day 2: 17th March 2017


 Content  Speaker

Opening Key Speech


The national picture for schools

Sir David Carter

National Schools Commissioner

In to the Jungle

Natalie Scott

Teacher and TES Blogger of 2016

 Research in Education

Sir Kevan Collins

Education Endowment Foundation

Making professional development count

A school perspective

 Michael Watson

Deputy Headteacher,

 Market stalls:

Case studies from both primary and secondary leaders.

Delegates will be able to select from sessions run by schools.

If you would like to host a stall for 15-20 minutes and share what is having an impact in your school, please email:


Assessment and Beyond Levels

Professor Dame Alison Peacock

Educationalist, author and co-author Creating Learning Without Limits

Closing remarks

Maxine Squire

City of York






2 day residential

This option includes bed, breakfast and an evening meal on 16th March.


   After 1.12.16
 £400  £450
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2 day ticket

This includes all daytime refreshments and lunches on 16th and 17th March.

No room or evening meal is provide with this option.


   After 1.12.16
 £300  £350
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1 day ticket

This option includes daytime refreshments and lunch.


 Early Bird Discount  After 1.12.16
 £150  £175
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