Inspiring Leaders Conference
Thursday 6th October 2022, Sherwood Forest, Centre Parcs.
You are invited to our first-ever Inspiring Leadership Conference, Centre Parcs, Sherwood Forest.
The purpose of the conference is to give inspiring people a platform to share their stories with you, in the knowledge that it will inspire you to continue to do great things.
There will be time to connect, to think, to plan, and to learn from others. All in an environment designed to inspire and enable you to create and plan together.
Leading education experts will come together, share their experiences and knowledge, inspiring you to explore different ways to plan and generate new ideas for your setting.
With 12 workshops to choose from throughout the day, you will have the chance to hear from serving headteachers and leading experts on the following topics such as overcoming challenges, developing the culture of your school, and lots more.
Suitable for: All those in senior leadership roles such as:
Headteachers, Deputy Headteachers, Senior Leadership Teams, Multi-Academy Trusts, Principals, Assistant Headteachers, SENCOs, Inclusion Leads.
The day is particularly suitable for those who wish to bring their senior leader teams, as you will be seated on round tables so you can sit together and plan.
Sam Strickland - Principal BA (Hons), MA, NPQH, The Duston School
Sam began his teaching career as a history teacher in Bedfordshire having completed his PGCE in secondary history at the University of Cambridge under Christine Counsell. Sam’s career quickly accelerated, becoming a Head of history and classics. He then moved on to become a Lead Professional and worked for a SCITT Consortium. Sam has also had educational resources and research published and organised ResearchED Northampton. He has also delivered courses nationally. Sam then became an Assistant Head where he had responsibility for the Sixth Form and led a Post 16 consortium arrangement. Sam then served as a Vice Principal, where he directly oversaw student care, the Sixth Form, the curriculum and served as the safeguarding lead for an entire trust. Sam also served as a lead facilitator for NPQSL. In 2015 Sam served as an Associate Principal, with GCSE and A Level results under his tenure receiving commendation from the DFE, Nick Gibb and the SSAT. Sam is now the Principal of a large all-through school and has helped to guide its GCSE results from the bottom 20% nationally to the top 20% and A Level outcomes to the top 5% nationally.