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Pioneer Leadership Conference - Friday 18th January 2019

2019 Pioneer Leadership Conference 

RAISING EXPECTATIONS - SEND: a whole-school approach


Friday 18th January, 2019

New Place Hotel, Shirrell Heath, SO32 2JY

9am – 3:30pm (registration from 8:30am)

1-day leadership conference for headteachers, senior leaders and SENCOs

We are absolutely delighted to have secured two highly sought-after speakers for this event:


David Bartram OBE is the editor of “Great Expectations: leading an effective SEND strategy in school”, previous director of SEND for London Leadership Strategy and co-author of the SEND Review Guide peer-review framework.







Helena Mills CBE is the CEO of Burnt Mill Academy Trust, National Leader of Education and OFSTED Lead inspector.  Helena led the rapid improvement of GCSE results at Burnt Mill Academy from 27% achieving 5 A-Cs in 2010 to the 2013 of 76% & 2014 of 86%.  Last year’s results were 97%.








£125 per person
OR £100 per person for 3 people from the same school. 
Our aim is to make this conference affordable to enable schools to book places for head teacher, senior leaders and SENCOs.  Refreshments and a 2-course restaurant lunch are included.


How to book
Please secure your booking now by emailing now with any dietary requirements if known. 
Places are strictly limited and are being released to Fareham & Gosport Schools first them to schools from further afield.  You are strongly advised to book early.


Hotel accommodation

Preferential room rates are available from New Place Hotel for the night before on Thursday 17th January, 2019.  

£99: dinner, bed & breakfast  or   £79: bed & breakfast

Contact New Place direct on 01329 833543 quoting "Pioneer"



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