Spring Conference 2019 – Programme
2019 HMC Spring Conference
The Knowledge Centre, The British Library,
96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB
Wednesday, 1st May 2019
10.00 a.m. to 5.15 p.m.
'PARTNERSHIP AND COLLABORATION IN PRACTICE'
|10:00||Registration and refreshments in the Foyer followed by sessions in the Auditorium
|10:30||Introduction by Shaun Fenton (Reigate Grammar School), Chair of HMC
|10:40||Building a meaningful area partnership; where to start and how to make it work without being patronising?
|Presentations and Q&A chaired by Emma Taylor (Dean Close School) joined by Eve Jardine-Young (Cheltenham Ladies' College), Nicola Huggett (Cheltenham College), Dermot McNiffe (Principal of All Saints' Academy), Stephen Marston (Vice Chancellor of University of Gloucestershire) and Alex Chalk (MP for Cheltenham)|
|11:30||Finding, caring for and funding places for disadvantaged children|
|Panel discussion and Q&A chaired by David Goodhew (Latymer Upper School) joined by Martin Boulton (Manchester Grammar School), Sue Hincks (Bolton School), Sally-Anne Huang (JAGS), Simon Reid (Christ's Hospital School) and Ian Davenport (RNCSF)|
|What should the strategic priorities be for a bursary programme?
Gaining support from your fee-paying parents.
How to start a bursary programme & find suitable recipients.
What additional pastoral resources you might need.
How to evaluate the impact for bursary recipients.
|13:30||Collaborating at regional and national level|
|Presentations of research findings and Q&A chaired by Ian Power joined by Professor Peter Clough (Head of Department of Psychology, University of Huddersfield), Alison Oliver (CEO, Youth Sports Trust) and Sarah Yarwood (Director, National Maths & Physics SCITT)|
|14:00||Building support locally using your economic & social impact|
|Presentations and Q&A chaired by Julie Robinson (CEO, Independent Schools Council) joined by Donna Stevens (Head of Research, Independent Schools Council), Simon Mills (Robert Gordon's College) and Steffan Griffiths, (Norwich School) with Nicola Hill (Assistant Head, Norwich School)|
|14:50||Matthew Taylor (CEO, the RSA) in conversation with David Kynaston & Francis Green authors of Engines of Privilege: Britain's Private School Problem|
|16:15||Presentation & discussion of the draft HMC 5-y-plan (closed session for members only - other opportunities will be available for those who cannot stay for this session)|
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