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Sustaining and driving change through extraordinary leadership

The Bridge Inn, Walshford
Course Tutors
Narinder Gill
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Target Audience
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Heads Development
Heads Development / Leadership / Leadership and Management
Course description

Sustaining and driving change through extraordinary leadership:

Invest in a leader: Change the world

This 4-day programme provides an opportunity for headteachers to engage in professional debate discussion and thinking.
Leaders and teams have to cope with constant and accelerating change.

The 4 days will explore strategies around:
- Shaping the future whilst keeping feet firmly rooted in the ground and your head in the strategic vision
- Coping with increasing social complexity with ease and compassion whilst maintaining high standards

Training objectives
Learning outcomes

There will be four dates in total across the academic year starting with: 

Day 1 - Friday, 8th November 2019 – The Bridge Inn, Walshford. 8.30 – 17.00

AM: Key note speaker: Mark Dent, Lingfield Education trust, Executive Head Teacher, School improvement Lead, Ofsted inspector.
Connecting the dots: Inspiring, engaging and shaping future readers
Creating a reading culture that promotes a love for reading
- Ensuring a sequential approach to reading
- Understanding how to monitor/evaluate to ensure it is creating the impact intended
PM: 2 Workshops: Sharing good practice in:
Nikkie Beniams, Executive Head Teacher Elevate Academy Trust
Deep dives, curriculum leadership and impact explored
Asma-Maqsood Shah – Head Teacher High Hazels Academy Sheffield
A school defined by its curriculum through its understanding of what the locality offers

Day 2 - Tuesday, 31st March 2020 – Hazlewood Castle – Residential
Getting better at getting better.
This day will be led by Andy Hind, consultant with over 30 years of educational experience, including headship, Ofsted, NCTL.
The day will explore key elements:
- The professional culture of a school
- A climate for deep professional thinking
- The capacity for improvement within any team
Day 3 - Wednesday, 1st April 2020 – Hazlewood Castle – Residential
Getting better at getting better.
This day will be facilitated by Ed Lott and Narinder Gill and will bring components from the first 2 days together – providing a forum and opportunity to consider your agenda

Day 4 – 2nd June 2020 – TBC

Delivered by Mick Waters

Competency, consistency, character and compassion: spinning plates.
This day will be focused upon key coaching skills essential for all leaders.
Experts from the coaching world will be supporting this day and sharing clear strategies for professional and personal growth as a leader


Additional Information

North Star members: £650 per delegate. Non-members £750 per delegate for full programme.


If you wish to discuss options please contact me.


Please note that in the event of a cancellation the following terms will be applied:

Cancellations within two weeks of the first event: 50% charge; cancellations within 48 hrs of the event/no show: 100% charge. If delegates do not attend all three days, your school will still be charged the full amount.


With-in a month of the first day of the event, or with-in a month of the event, which ever applies.

Start Date
Friday 8 November 2019
End Date
Wednesday 3 June 2020
Closing Date
Thursday 7 November 2019
09:00 - 17:30
Maximum Places
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