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Raising Attainment in Schools: Ensuring Children Fulfil Their Potential

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Who Should Attend?

Delegates who will have an interest in this event will include:

  • Headteachers and Principals
  • Deputy Heads and Assistant Heads
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Heads of School
  • Heads of Department
  • Directors of Academy Trusts
  • Curriculum Managers
  • Pupil Premium and Welfare Leads
  • School Improvement Leads

*This Conference is open to Public, Private and Third Sectors

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285

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Overview
Agenda
08:45
Registration, Refreshments and Networking
09:30
Chair’s Welcome Address

Angela Hopkins, Head of Contracted Assessments and Research, National Foundation for Educational Research (invited)

 

09:40
Morning Keynote: Effectively Raising Attainment Across All Schools
  • Analysing the impact of the newly introduced reformed GCSE and A-Level specifications on attainment
  • Detailing the next round of pupil premium funding, including rates and strategies for using it effectively
  • Implementing a range of interventions designed to raise attainment, including aiming to reduce additional workload on teachers
  • Providing guidance on utilising and managing pupils’ data as a means of driving standards across schools
  • Sharing the next steps in driving further improvement in attainment measures across the education system

Andrew McCully, Director General, Early Years and Schools, Department for Education (invited)

 

10:00
Special Keynote: Maximsing The Potential Of Strong And Effective Leadership
  • Driving transformational change throughout the education system with strong effective leadership at all levels of teaching
  • Delivering a measurable impact on pupil outcomes as a result of leadership programmes, with 53% of students achieving a grade 4 or above in English or Maths in schools with a Future Leaders headteacher, compared with 43% in similar schools
  • Improving retention of teaching staff, notably in disadvantaged schools, and creating a more attractive work environment for new recruits
  • Promoting collaborative learning across schools, trusts and the wider network with a consultancy style approach
  • Outlining the range of leadership development programmes available, how they will benefit your school, and how to apply

Andrew Ettinger, Director of Leadership Development, Amibition School Leadership (invited)

 

10:20
Key Supporter Session

 

10:40
Questions and Answers Session
11:05
Refreshments and Networking
11:35
Case Study: Promoting Engagement In Learning To Drive Performance
  • Achieving the World Class Schools Quality Mark in recognition for the work in driving up excellence and improving outcomes for pupils
  • Ensuring that all children are able to aspire to be and do anything they want through effective provision of support
  • Demonstrating success in raising attainment with a 2017 progress 8 score of +0.65, and a score of +0.75 for disadvantaged students
  • Encouraging students to attend at least one extra-curricular club per week to support their progress and engagement with learning
  • Creating global connections with other schools as part of the International Schools Award accreditation, linking to various parts of the curriculum to contextualise learning

Leanne Griffiths, Executive Principal, The Morley Academy (invited)

 

11:55
Case Study: Improving Achievement With An Innovative Approach To Teaching And Learning
  • Implementing a two year Key Stage 3 curriculum and restructuring the day to allow for large chunks of time dedicated to one area, increasing the ability to focus on extended pieces of work and reduce disruption between lesson changeovers
  • Ensuring pupils spend 50-60% of the time in school with their ‘base tutor’ to create a meaningful working relationship, and enabling the tutors to best understand their individual needs
  • Underpinning the thematic curriculum by facilitating the acquisition of skills and experiences through partnerships with businesses and the local community
  • Creating autonomous learners who are equipped to maximise the opportunities of education and resilient to external challenges
  • Sharing strategic expertise and experience as a National Support School through a range of improvement and leadership programmes

Georgetta Holloway, Executive Headteacher, Heath Park (invited)

 

12:15
Case Study: Effectively Utilising Data to Raise Attainment
  • Designing a management information and pupil tracking system tailored to the specific needs of the school
  • Tracking and monitoring a range of information related to students’ progress and achievement, including academic results, attendance rates and behaviours
  • Ensuring the data set is simple, accessible, easy to understand and manageable as part of the usual workload to effectively identify ‘threshold’ students and trigger interventions
  • Sharing the data across the school to enable the senior leadership team and all teachers to be aware of trends in student progress, resulting in early identification of issues
  • Responding to concerns highlighted in the data with targeted interventions, such as one-to-one support or changes to the curriculum

David Boyle, Principal, Dunraven School (invited)

 

12:35
Questions and Answers Session
12:55
Lunch and Networking
13:40
Afternoon Keynote: Supporting Schools To Improve Attainment Rates
  • Working collaboratively with education leaders, Ofsted, local authorities, and local dioceses to deliver a wide-reaching improvement strategy
  • Commissioning teaching schools, national leaders in education, and multi-academy trusts (MATs) to improve underperforming schools
  • Explaining the intervention process, which is based upon Ofsted’s inspection results and accountability measures for performance
  • Outlining the 2018 Schools Causing Concern guidance, which provides further information on the range of interventions available
  • Sharing examples of best practice from improved schools

Dominic Herrington, Interim National Schools Commissioner, Regional Schools Commissioner for South East England and South London, Schools Commissioner Group (invited)

 

14:00
Case Study: Successfully Closing the Attainment Gap
  • Understanding both the scale and nature of the attainment gap from the findings of the 2017 Closing the Attainment Gap report
  • Highlighting how the slow progress in reducing the significance of the gap, and its consistency in size across all levels of Ofsted school ratings
  • Utilising resources effectively and efficiently for maximum impact, including financial and teaching/support staff
  • Learning from the achievements of schools that have successfully narrowed the attainment gap
  • Outlining the key lessons learnt from teaching quality to use of teaching assistants

Danielle Mason, Head of Research, Education Endowment Foundation (invited)

 

14:20
Case Study: Embedding Evidence-Based Practice In Attainment Initiatives 
  • Encouraging schools to make use of the evidence-based programmes and practices through regular communication and events
  • Providing expertise to develop innovative ways of improving teaching and learning and evaluate their impact
  • Detailing the training and professional development available for senior leaders and teaching professionals on how to raise attainment based on the best available evidence
  • Exploring the creation of a successful evidence-informed school, including approaches to teaching, curriculum, assessment and leadership
  • Analysing six key pedagogical principles and how to effectively implement them across whole school policies and individual classroom practices

Shaun Allison, Director of Research School, Durrington High School (invited)

 

14:40
Questions and Answers Session
15:00
Refreshments and Networking
15:20
Training: Implementing Effective Intervention Strategies To Raise Attainment
  • Setting realistic targets to support all learners, and identify those who need additional intervention
  • Encouraging pupils to help and challenge one another to maximise progress opportunities
  • Building self-esteem and confidence in pupils that require intervention
  • Sharing practical steps to creating interventions that are able to be tailored to individual student needs
  • Understanding the characteristics of successful leadership and management for effective intervention

Richard Sutton, Education Consultant, Optimus Education (invited)

 

16:50
Chair’s Summary and Close

*Programme subject to change

 

Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend?

Delegates who will have an interest in this event will include:

  • Headteachers and Principals
  • Deputy Heads and Assistant Heads
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Heads of School
  • Heads of Department
  • Directors of Academy Trusts
  • Curriculum Managers
  • Pupil Premium and Welfare Leads
  • School Improvement Leads

*This Conference is open to Public, Private and Third Sectors

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285

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Sponsorship and Exhibition

We are now taking bookings for our wide range of sponsorship and exhibition packages; we also offer bespoke packages tailored for your organisation.

Why Sponsor and Exhibit at this event:

 Network with key decision makers across the education Sector
 Meet your target audience in the Sector
 Listen and Learn from leading industry experts across the Sector
 Opportunity to demonstrate your products or services
 Speak alongside industry leading experts
 Work with your dedicated account manager to generate the maximum amount of leads

Exhibition and Sponsorship Packages:


Strategic Headline Sponsor:

  • 20-minute speaking slot followed by Q&A
  • 3x2m Exhibition Space (In the Refreshments and Catering room)
  • Pre show marketing email to all registered delegates
  • Post show inclusion on presentation email
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • A4 Insert or A4 Chair Drop
  • 5 Delegate Conference Passes
  • 1 Speaker Pass

Key Supporter Package:

  • 20-minute speaking slot followed by Q&A
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • A4 Insert or Chair Drop
  • 1 Speaker Pass
  • 2 Delegate Conference Passes

Exhibition Stand:

  • 3x2m Exhibition Space (In the Refreshments and Catering room)
  • Power, Wifi, Table and 2 Chairs (If required)
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • 2 Delegate Conference Passes
  • 1 Stand Manager Pass

Insert or Chair Drop:

  • 1 Delegate Conference Pass
  • A4 insert into delegate pack or A4 Chair Drop

For more information or to discuss the available option please call 0203 961 5002 or email [email protected] 

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Prices and Discount

Public Sector Rate:

  1.    £379
  2.    £349
  3. + £319

Private Sector Rate:

  1.    £550
  2. + £520

Voluntary Sector Rate:

  1.    £299
  2. + £269

Event Documentation: *If you can’t attend the event you can purchase the event documentation

Electronic – £99 Printed – £99

Group bookings: If you would like to make a group booking of 5 or more please call 0330 058 4285 to find out if we can offer any more discount.

*All prices are excluding VAT

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285

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