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Arrival, refreshments and exhibitor viewing


Welcome and introduction


KEYNOTE SESSION – PRIMARY & SECONDARY: Nine years of research evidence and the Pupil Premium research evidence and the Pupil Premium

SPEAKER: Professor Becky Francis, Incoming CEO, Education Endowment Foundation


WORKSHOP SESSION 1 (choose A, B, C or D):

A: PRIMARY: Ofsted and the Pupil Premium: Inspection under the new Education Inspection Framework (EIF)

SPEAKER: Helen P Frostick, National Leader of Education & Headteacher St Mary Magdalen's Catholic Primary School, Richmond, London

B: PRIMARY: High leverage teaching: Dispelling the myth that only eligible children can benefit from Pupil Premium spending

SPEAKERS: Deb King, Lead Practitioner, Extol Trust, North East England & Mike Foster, Assistant Headteacher, & Nerys Thornton, Deputy Headteacher, & Wendy Thornton, Headteacher, Thorntree Academy, Middlesbrough.

C: SECONDARY: Study skills, learning habits and parental engagement

SPEAKER: Jon Tait, Deputy Headteacher, Acklam Grange School, Middlesbrough

D: SECONDARY: Ofsted and the Pupil Premium: Inspection under the new Education Inspection Framework (EIF)

SPEAKERS: Helen Everitt, Deputy Headteacher, Oriel High School, Crawley & Ryan Sallows, SBM, Oriel High School, Crawley

11.35 - 12.05

Refreshments and exhibitor viewing 

12.05 - 13.00

WORKSHOP SESSION 2 (Choose A, B, C or D):

A: PRIMARY: Identifying barriers to learning, including for SEND and complex needs

SPEAKER: Dr Donna Chambers, former primary school headteacher, Earl Education Consultancy

B: PRIMARY & EYFS: Using outdoor learning and effective SEND work to tackle inequality

SPEAKERS: Zoe Beach, Headteacher, & Sara Wassell, Deputy Headteacher, Northwood Primary School, Darlington & Sean Harris, North East director for Ambition Institute, former school leader

C: SECONDARY: Cultural capital and the Ofsted EIF

SPEAKER: Matt Bromley, Educational Consultant, Bromley Education, Yorkshire

D: CROSS-PHASE: Pupil Premium strategy across phases and schools

SPEAKER: Faye Longden Thurgood, Assistant Headteacher, Brune Park Community School, Gosport

13.00 - 13.50 

Lunch and exhibitor viewing

13.50 - 14.50

A: PRIMARY & SECONDARY: Effective Pupil Premium practices: Lessons from across England

SPEAKER: Marc Rowland, Deputy Director of the National Education Trust & author of A Practical Guide to the Pupil Premium

14.50 - 15.05

Refreshments and exhibitor viewing

15.05 - 16.00

WORKSHOP SESSION 3 (choose A, B, C or D):

A: PRIMARY: A Pupil Premium culture: Wellbeing, assessment, teaching, learning and high expectations

SPEAKER: Glenn Russell, Executive Headteacher, Stalham Academy, Norfolk

B: SECONDARY: Tackling the common wellbeing and pastoral challenges facing Pupil Premium students

SPEAKER: Grace Kelly, Wellbeing and Resilience Lead, St Bede’s Catholic High School, Ormskirk

C: CROSS-PHASE: Pastoral support, Pupil Premium and successful pupil outcomes

SPEAKER: Adele Bates, Education & Behaviour Specialist

D: CROSS-PHASE: SEND and the Pupil Premium: Myths, EHCPs, teaching and other practical insights

SPEAKER: Garry Freeman, SENDCo and Assistant Principal, Park Lane Academy, Halifax, National SEND System Leader & Associate of Leeds Beckett University


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