Supporting Pupil Personal Development - Programme

Thursday 28 Nov 2019
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington

09:00 to 09:40

09:40 to 10:00

10:00 to 10:30

10:00 – 10:30
Personal Development: The moral imperative

Why personal development matters now more than ever; lessons from practice and how to really make a difference

Zarina Connolly, Author of the Excellence in Pupil Development Award and School Improvement Adviser


10:30 to 11:00

10:30 – 11:00
An Inspector Calls Again: Seizing the new opportunities

Equipping students with the knowledge and cultural capital to be active citizens and lead successful lives in 21st century Britain

David Kerr, Consultant Director of Education, Young Citizens


11:00 to 11:20

11:00 – 11:20
Lead Sponsor - 1decision 

The building blocks of personal development

Supporting students to manage influences and pressures and make safe, informed choices 

Hayley Sherwood, Managing Director, 1 decision Ltd


11:20 to 11:30

11:30 to 12:00

12:00 to 12:50

12:00 – 12:50
1A: Curriculum design primary

Primary focused curriculum design session that aids personal development in early years and gives students enriching and positive first learning steps 

Kelly Hannagan, Wellbeing Leader, Lessness Heath Primary School

12:00 – 12:50
1B: Curriculum design secondary

Secondary focused practical curriculum design that supports the balance between academic and personal development, Gatsby Benchmarking and giving students the best start at life 

Krupa Patel, Assistant Head and Head of Personal Development, Shaftesbury High School


12:50 to 13:35

13:35 to 14:10

13:35 – 14:10

Help your staff develop resilience in students by learning techniques that can help students cope with failure and build emotional intelligence

Claire Kelly, Director of Curricula and Training, Mindfulness in Schools


14:10 to 14:40

14:10 – 14:40
University Readiness

How partnerships can support pupils to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed at university

Richard Eyre, Chief Programmes Officer, The Brilliant Club


14:40 to 14:50

14:50 to 15:40

14:50 – 15:40
2A: 21st century learners

Prepare your students for their personal and professional futures with activities to build problem solving and employability skills for the digital age.

Lesley Tyler, Deputy Head, Benenden School

14:50 – 15:40
2B: Equality and diversity

Learn ways to better champion equality and diversity in your school 

Sarah Soyei, Head of Strategy and Development, Equaliteach


15:40 to 15:55

15:55 to 16:45

15:55 – 16:45
3A: Working with employers

Know how to develop a wider employment engagement strategies that ensure the best opportunities for your students 

Martin Rogers, Senior Researcher, Education and Employers

15:55 – 16:45

Practical strategies to ensure PSHE is well-represented in the curriculum and help students be prepared for work and life

Joanna Feast, Consultant, Clean Wellbeing