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Aspire to Headship 2017

Teaching Schools East

Friday, 27 January 2017 from 09:00 to 16:15 (GMT)

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A conference for aspiring primary, secondary and special school leaders

Free to attend with a £200 bursary towards travel and supply costs for small schools (100 pupils or fewer, paid after the event)

Date: Friday 27th January – 9:30am to 4:15pm

Venue: The Rowley Mile Conference Centre, Newmarket, CB8 0TF



09.00                Refreshments

09.30                Welcome: The changing face of leadership Jim Sweetman

09.40               The first year as a Headteacher – Clare Coates, Cambourne Village College

10:25               Leading a school, primary or secondary –  Al Mistrano, Bar Hill Primary School

11.00                 Coffee

11:15                Applying to my first headship – Glenn Russell, Stalham Academy

12.00                 Lunch

12.45                Work-life balance
 Beverly Jones,
former Headteacher; School and Academy Leadership  Consultant.

1.45                  Q&A with an existing head, please choose 2 of the following options when applying. The online application will ask you for questions you’d like to ask these heads please have a think about these before applying:

                        1) Jackie Parris – leading a TSA and providing School to School Support

                        2) TBC – developing your vision as a head

                        3) Victoria de Naeyer – working with governors, the difference between leading a LA or MAT school

                        4) Rebecca Newman – leading a church school and working within a diocese MAT

                        5) Nick Froy – being head of a trust school

                        6) Andy Presto – Leading a brand new school

3.00                   Sarah Outen – Adventurer

4.15                   Final thoughts – Jim Sweetman, Anglia Sub-regional Lead

Do you have questions about Aspire to Headship 2017? Contact Teaching Schools East

When & Where

The Rowley Mile Conference Centre

CB8 0TF Newmarket
United Kingdom

Friday, 27 January 2017 from 09:00 to 16:15 (GMT)

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Teaching Schools East

A collaboration of Teaching Schools in the East of England

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