19 April 2018, London
Aim of the conference
This conference will provide an opportunity for staff in maintained nursery schools leading and participating in Teaching School Alliances to share experience of early years system leadership.
Who should attend
This conference is for:
- Nursery School Teaching Schools
- Maintained nursery schools wishing to explore their role as system leaders, including working with or becoming Teaching Schools
- A range of staff including school leaders and business managers, including those who are, or may in future, be National Leaders of Education (NLEs) and Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs).
9.30am Welcome and introductions
9.45am Early Years Teaching Schools as part of a nationwide system of school improvement and system leadership, Sir David Carter, National Schools Commissioner:
10.30am What are teaching schools? Dispelling the myths, Dr Lesley Curtis, Headteacher of Everton Nursery School and Children’s Centre and Early Years, North Liverpool Teaching Schools Alliance, representative on the Teaching Schools Council
11.00-11.45 Refreshments and Poster session: successful research and development projects in the Nursery School Teaching Schools
3.00-3.30pm Leading the self-improving early years system: a vision for nursery schools in the twenty-first century: Dr Julian Grenier, Headteacher, Sheringham Nursery School & Children’s Centre, East LondonTeaching School Alliance
We invite all delegates to bring along information about current Teaching School activities and projects that may be of interest to colleagues, to share during the morning networking session.