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Tuesday 29 September 2020
This session will be delivered online.
How do you ensure that student voice and student leadership is both meaningful and effective in school?
Wednesday 30 September 2020
These curriculum seminars are designed to support senior and middle leaders with responsibility for curriculum and/or quality assurance.
Thursday 8 October 2020
Explore the powerful benefits of coaching and develop key coaching skills with SSAT
Implementing Whole School Change to Rapidly Improve Outcomes
Cheryl Goodchild, Assistant Principal, Goffs-Churchgate Academy, describes the journey of rapid school improvement at an SSAT Educational...
Transition: A journey not an event
As this year’s round of open day and evening events begin, SSAT’s Head of Primary Networks Laura Burton reviews some of the research and literature...
SSAT Director Angelina Idun reviews highlights from the launch of SSAT NQT Inspirations which welcomed new teachers to the profession and looks...
Setting the scene for SEND, the Autumn term and ahead
Date: Tuesday 15th September 3:30pm Hosts: Pauline Holbook, Head of SEND, SSAT, Graham Quinn, CEO, The New Bridge Academy Trust The aim of this...
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Presentations from over 30 sessions are available to download below.
Asking the right questions – Greg Gilbey, Lincoln’s Christ Hospital School
Collaboration: our pathway through the jungle – Martin Brook, Holyrood Academy
Igniting a passion for learning – David Taylor, Stanley Park High
Diverse leadership – Hannah Wilson, Harris Federation & #WomenEd
Embedding an ethic of excellence – John Stanier, Great Torrington School
From fear to flying – Julia James, Bedelsford Academy
Developing a vitality finance plan – Simon Oxenham, Southend School for Boys & NASBM
Holding back the nettles – Hywel Roberts
Improving your lesson observations, an innovative pilot project – Math van Loo, EP-Nuffic
Leading differently for the future – Julie Taylor, Thomas Deacon Academy
Madly, deeply, truly – are you leading a thinking school? – Ian Gilbert
Naturally smart places: a design for life – Professor Paul Clarke
Private school opportunities within a state school setting – Andy Goulty, Rodillian MAT
Taking risks to create an innovative culture in schools – Steve Taylor, Robin Hood MAT
Teaching with deep moral purpose – Debra Kidd
Tin opening with dinosaurs – Jenny Blay, The Langley Academy Trust
A life in song – Dominic Peckham
Welcome – Sue Williamson
From good to outstanding – Baroness Sue Campbell
Lord Chris Holmes
How do we create the conditions in schools for research engagement to flourish? – Ben White, Coalition for Evidence Based Education (CEBE)
HeadsRoundtable: schools that enable all to thrive and flourish
PISA and TIMSS uncovered: seeing past the headlines – Rebecca Wheater, NFER (National Foundation for Educational Research)
The role of middle leaders in system improvement – Sir David Carter
It’s good to talk: What is oracy, and how can it help you and your school? – Will Millard, LKMco
From principals’ meetings to a meeting of principles – Chris Smith, St Margaret Ward Catholic Academy
Leading a learning community to develop global citizens of the future – Trudi Purnell, Carlton le Willows Academy
Liminal leadership – Stephen Tierney, St Mary’s Catholic Academy
Ofsted update and debunking myths – Sean Harford, Ofsted
Read to achieve – Sarah Ledger, Sound Training and Acklam Grange School
Starting in headship – setting the strategic vision – Chris Hildrew, Churchill Academy
Student-led research as a springboard for changing school culture – Clive Corbett, Pershore High School
Are we really working together? Why collaboration starts with an honest chat – Camilla Whitney-Thomas and Gary Hickey, Adams’ Grammar School
Developing middle leadership and succession planning – David Howe, Abbeywood Community School
Principal, Ryde Academy
Chair, Youth Sport Trust
The National Schools’ Commissioner, DfE
Thomas Moore Brennan Chair, Boston College
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