Events: Apr 2021

Chrysalis hub-led event: Achieving Outstanding Results in Maths and English at KS4

1 March 2019 - 8:30am to 12:00pm

This session will cover how a holistic approach to the challenges faced by the new style GCSEs and specs can improve your results. The session will explore how the curriculum design choices you make can affect your results, the importance of monitoring and tracking, the smart use of data to inform interventions and drive improvements and the need for firm accountability.

The sessions will be interactive, with a guided exhibition from Key Stage Coordinators from English and Maths giving...

Chiltern hub-led event: Student Well Being Conference

7 March 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Chiltern Hub are hosting a one day event of seminars and activities around mental health and well being. Led by students and teachers in the hub, this is an opportunity to hear from young people about their understanding of well being and what you can do to support their mental well being. Taking place at a Forest Centre in the beautiful Millennium Forest in Bedford.

When: Thursday 7th March, 10 am to 2 pm Where: Marston Vale Forest Centre, Marston Moretaine, Bedford, MK43 0PR Who...

Collaborate and Challenge: what works in MAT school improvement

3 April 2019 - 9:30am to 3:00pm

The Challenge Partners collaboration and challenge event for MAT leaders begins with a keynote address from Professor Toby Greany, author of the DfE Research report on Sustainable improvement in multi-school groups, after which there will be opportunity to discuss the implications of school improvement through standardisation, collaborative convergence, or autonomy....

Chrysalis hub-led event: Developing staff at all levels through Life Long Learning

14 June 2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

It is crucial to have the right leadership in place for success. Yet only 15% of organisations feel they’re developing their managers effectively.

Finding great teachers is hard, but what’s even more challenging is keeping the talent you have. Unless you continually reinvest in developing your staff with successful ongoing training, enabling them to reach their full potential, they may leave and you will find yourself trying to procure more talent. This process can be a...

Secondary Science Conference

23 October 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm


Explore the key issues affecting secondary science, through a series of presentations and workshops. Network, share and develop ideas and discuss best practice with other secondary science teachers and heads of department.


You will be able to:

discuss current good practice in secondary science network with colleagues from across your area reflect on ways to translate ideas to your school context and plan for action


Chrysalis Hub-led event: Diversity within the curriculum

7 November 2019 - 9:00am to 12:30pm

Diversity: Race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies.

Does your school curriculum reflect the diverse nature of your students, local area and the changing demographics within the UK?...

Camden Hub -led event: Primary Partnership Teach Meet

5 December 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Join great teachers from across Camden and beyond to share ideas, things that work and on-going new initiatives. Good games, research, weblinks, great lesson ideas, new projects, lesson study outcomes – and a Christmas drink! Opportunities to talk and gather take-away materials.


4:30pm - 5:00pm Arrive - free festive food and drink!

5:00pm - 5:30pm Marketplace 1

5:30pm - 5:45pm Break

5:45pm - 6:15pm Marketplace...

Challenge Partners National Conference 2020

27 February 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Keynote speakers

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

Baroness Grey-Thompson is one of the UK’s most successful Paralympic athletes as well as a television presenter, cross-bench peer and Chancellor of Northumbria University.

Matthew Syed

Journalist, broadcaster and author of a series of books including Rebel Ideas: The power of diverse thinking (...