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31 Jan
Conference
Annual Conference for Deputy Heads and Heads of Boarding - 25 - 27 January 2017
31 Jan 2018 - 02 Feb 2018

 

 

Annual Conference Deputy Heads and Heads of Boarding

Conference Programme

 

31st January – 2 February 2018

Manchester Midland Hotel

 

Wednesday 31st January 2018

 

17:00               Registration

 

19:00               Drinks Reception

 

19:45               Informal Dinner                                  

 

Thursday 1st February 2018

 

08:45               The Big Boarding Picture

                        Robin Fletcher, BSA Chief Executive  

                         

09:00               Keynote Address

Dr Sarah Fane, CEO & Founder, Afghan Connection

                                                                       

10:00               No Place Like Home

Erina Naluwaga, Fostering and Adoption Policy Advisor, Greater London Authority. Erina was brought up in foster care before being placed by her local authority as a boarder at New Hall School, Essex. Erina explored this experience for her master’s degree.

 

11:00               Tea/Coffee

 

11:45               Discussion Groups

                        Senior boarding

                        International boarding

                        Prep boarding

State boarding

           

12:45               Lunch

 

13:30               Keeping Them Safe

                        Dale Wilkins, BSA Head of Safeguarding and Standards

                       

14:30               Tea/Coffee

 

15:15               How To Stay Sane In An Insane World

                        Jeremy Thomas, Author, Speaker and all round survivor

                                               

16:15               Breakout Sessions

                       

19:00               Drinks Reception

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

19:30               Conference Dinner

After Dinner – Jake Bailey

Jake was Head Boy at Christchurch Boys’ High School. He was diagnosed with stage 4 Burkitt’s Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.  Now in remission, his journey is teaching us all – how to live Jake Bailey was diagnosed with stage 4 Burkitt’s Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.  Now in remission, his journey is teaching us all – how to live

                       

Friday 2 February 2018

09:00               A Cry For Help

Satveer Nijjar, Trainer, Attention Seekers

                                               

10:15               Tea/Coffe

11:00               Transforming Your Team

 Nathan Clements, Senior HR Director, Boots (TBC)                       

12:15               Close of Conference

                        Robin Fletcher, BSA Chief Executive

 

12:30               Lunch 

 

Location:

Manchester, Manchester Midland Hotel, 16 Peter Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M60 2DS, United Kingdom