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Relationships Education, RSE and Health Education Conference 2020: Final Preparations

Webinar, Webinar
Course Tutors
Guest Speakers / Karin Hutchinson
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Target Audience
Assistant Headteachers / Chair/Vice Chairs of Governors / Deputy Headteachers / Headteachers / Subject Leaders
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Course Types
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
Inclusion / Leadership and Management / PSHE, Citizenship and Healthy Schools
Event Description
With just half a term to go schools will want to be reassured they have met all the requirements and been informed by best practice to deliver the new curriculum. This cross-phase digital conference will enable subject leads and members of SLT to consider further development to achieve high-quality teaching and effective learning outcomes.  There will also be attention given to Ofsted expectations. 

Rachael Baker, Senior RSE Specialist at the Sex Education Forum will be delivering an online keynote focusing on quality teaching of puberty and sex across the key stages.  Rachael will also address inclusion and meeting the needs of learners with additional and unique needs. 

Dr Kathy Weston, author and broadcaster, will deliver an online keynote looking at the importance of parental engagement. Kathy is passionate about parent-teacher partnerships and supports schools to find practical ways of developing these relationships.

There will be a number of workshops available online which will include case studies from schools to share their best practice. In addition, Robyn Steward, autism trainer, consultant, author and broadcaster, will be delivering a workshop focusing on teaching autistic children elements of RSHE. 

Delegates that have attended the subject leader training provided by HfL will gaiin the most benefit from attending this digital conference. If delegates have not attended this course, it will be available in digital format from the 18th until 20th May, further details available here

(Alternatively, any schools who are just beginning their development of the new curriculum at this point may wish to seek a consultation briefing before attending the conference.  This can be booked at wellbeing@hertsforlearning.co.uk).

Training objectives

  • to focus on improving learning outcomes in RSHE

  • to understand Ofsted's focus on RSHE from September 2020

  • to consider fine tuning of curriculum content and sequencing of learning

  • to consider parental engagement in RSHE 

  • present approaches to teaching the law age appropriately but with clarity

  • ensuring inclusion is at the heart of provision

Learning outcomes

  • increased confidence that the school will be well positioned from September 2020

  • benefiting from the experiences and development in other schools

  • clarify what more is needed as the school moves into full delivery of the new requirements

Additional Information
This conference will now be delivered in a digital format, with three morning sessions (start time to be confirmed) taking place from Wednesday 3rd June to Friday 5th June, further details as follows:

Wednesday 3rd June: 
Keynote: Rachael Baker, Senior RSE Specialist, Sex Education Forum

Thursday 4th June: 

Keynote: Dr Kathy Weston

Friday 5th June:
Keynote: Ofsted requirements
Live question and answer session hosted by HfL wellbeing advisers

Please note this is a provisional agenda and sessions may change, delegates will be informed of the final agenda closer to the date of the conference. For delegates unable to attend any of the morning sessions a recording will be available afterwards. 

Workshops will be pre-recorded, details on how to access these will be sent to delegates on the morning of Wednesday 3rd June. These will be available for delegates to watch throughout the three days at their convenience.

Start Date
Wednesday 3 June 2020
End Date
Friday 5 June 2020
Closing Date
Tuesday 2 June 2020
09:30 - 12:00
Maximum Places
Maximum places per establishment
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