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April 2018
April 30 9:30 am 4:00 pm

SATIPS Prep School Leadership Conference

Lessons for Life: Leading an outstanding academic curriculum to develop essential life skills for your pupil’s wider development Schools’ main focus is on developing children’s core academic knowledge and skills in literacy, numeracy, and range of curriculum subjects. But there are other skills that are increasingly seen as important to children’s wider development: ‘essential life skills’ such as confidence, social skills, self-control, motivation, and resilience. These are the attitudes, skills and behaviours that are thought to underpin success in school…

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May 2018
May 3 9:30 am 4:00 pm

DON’T MISS – PREPARING FOR GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

From May 2018, schools must comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or face fines of 4% of their income. The implications are significant, and this course will ensure that you are fully briefed on the implications and have an implementation plan in place. This course is aimed at senior school leaders, governors and those with responsibility for GDPR. By the end of the course, participants will have built an awareness of the new requirements for GDPR, be…

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May 18 9:30 am 4:00 pm

Lesson Observation and Performance Management

Lesson Observation & Performance management: strategies to improve teaching and pupil outcomes through effective observations, feedback and coaching Effective teacher professional development, appraisal and capability place effective and accurate observations of teaching and learning at the heart of the process of overall improvement in both teacher and pupil outcomes and progress. This course will explore practical strategies to ensure rigorous and robust lesson observations are at the centre of any school’s performance management processes, and highly effective lesson observation is…

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September 2018
September 14 9:30 am 4:00 pm

SATIPS Pastoral Conference 2018

PROGRAMME WELCOME – Sarah Kirby-Smith (SATIPS) KEYNOTE: What does highly effective prep school pastoral care look like? – (Stephen de Silva) Effective pastoral care is a feature that enhances all aspects of school life. All staff contribute to it, whether they have a formal role in its system or whether they are “only a teacher” – and a shared approach which recognises this is the starting point for this opening keynote. Stephen De Silva sets out a vision for both…

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October 2018
October 5 9:30 am 4:00 pm

Differentiating the Learning Experience

Julia Rowlandson BA Hons, PGCE, Dip RSA SpLD, AMBDA (Co-Director of Understanding and Supporting Learning) ‘The child or young person is at the ‘heart of the system.’ Revised Code of Practise 2014 “Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or the same way” George Evans ESL Kids Games This conference will explore different ways of presenting information and securing learning. It will suggest alternative tasks and resources and a variety of methods to assess the stage of…

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November 2018
November 15 9:30 am 3:30 pm

Preparing for Common Entrance English at 13+

This one day conference will be led by Sarah North, member of the ISEB Common Entrance and CASE setting team for English. She is the team leader for the 11+ Common Entrance team for English having previously gained experience as a member of the ISEB Academic Committee Team for Humanities. Sarah will share accessible but inspiring ways of preparing pupils for the Common Entrance English exam at 13+ whilst focusing on key techniques for analysing prose and poetry in Section…

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January 2019
January 28, 2019 9:30 am 4:00 pm

Preparing for Common Entrance English at 11+

This one day conference will be led by Sarah North, team leader for the 11+ ISEB setting team with previous experience as a member of the ISEB Academic Committee Team for Humanities (English). Sarah will share accessible but inspiring ways of preparing pupils for the Common Entrance English exam at 11+ whilst focusing on key techniques for approaching the prose comprehension in Paper 1 and the skills required for responding successfully to the writing prompts in Paper 2. The course…

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