DAME KATE DETHRIDGE CONFIRMED AS SPEAKER FOR WINTER CONFERENCE
We are pleased to welcome Regional Schools’ Commissioner for North-West London and South Central England, Dame Kate Dethridge to our Winter Conference on 9th December. Many of you will remember that as the Headteacher of (formerly) Churchend Primary School, Kate successfully steered its conversion to a primary academy. Her work on school improvement led to her being made a Dame in the 2015 New Year’s Honours for services to education, and she has worked within the Department for Education since 2016.
The conference will be held online, from 6:30pm. Please book your place below.
Chair – Julia Cottee
Vice-Chair – Richard Rolfe
Treasurer – Chris Robinson
Clerk – Hazel Archer
Officers – John Ennis, Matt Espley, Yvonne Newman
Associates – Alice Boon, Sarah Shortt
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Our training brochure for 2021-22 is ready and we are already taking bookings.
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