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Change in challenging times: Leading a successful Sixth Form

Course Tutors
Becky Cox, Suki Gill
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Target Audience
Assistant Headteachers / Deputy Headteachers / Heads of Year
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Course Types
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
16-19 / Leadership
Event Description
The theme for this year’s conference is effective leadership, and the leadership skills required to successfully navigate the post-COVID education landscape. Our Sixth Form conference will provide the opportunity for Heads of Sixth Form to refocus on pedagogy, curriculum and assessment, and the creation of a high-performing culture for students following a period of unprecedented change.

Our keynote speakers for 2022 will include:

- Kevin Gilmartin, Post-16 specialist, Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL)
- Dr Pragya Agarwal, Senior academic anti-racism, inclusion and unconscious bias
- Claire Green, Director of Sixth Form, Northampton School for Girls

Delegates will also have the opportunity to attend workshops on a broad range of topics such as A Level teaching, T levels, Careers education and Post-18 progression, Curriculum planning, Ofsted, Mental Health and Wellbeing, Apprenticeships etc.

This event is open to all but would be especially suitable for Heads of Sixth Form, Heads of Year 12 and 13 and Senior Leadership personnel.
Training objectives
• understand the changing post-16 landscape of qualifications
• understand the features of high quality sixth form leadership
• understand how to avoid unconscious bias and ensure that students from all backgrounds achieve great outcomes
Learning outcomes
• consider the impact the change in post-16 qualifications will have on their school
• explore ways to enhance the school’s current curriculum provision
• explore how to develop their own leadership, and that of their colleagues
• explore the most effective strategies to ensure all students achieve great outcomes
• explore how students can receive high quality advice and guidance re their post-16 options
Additional Information
Cost of event £205 including lunch.
Closing Date
Thursday 9 June 2022
Session Session date Session time Session venue Map
1 10 June 2022 09:00 - 16:00 Knebworth Barns Map
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