Key Points
  • The New Ofsted Framework- One Year On
  • Achieving an Ofsted Good or Outstanding in Leadership and Management
  • Exploring the Facets of a Knowledge Rich Curriculum
  • Being Confident on Cultural Capital within the New Framework
  • Improving Staff Mental Health by Reducing Staff Workload
  • Effectively Using Data to Monitor Pupil Progress


Overview

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Tim Oates CBE, Director of Assessment Research and Development, Cambridge Assessment & Member of the Ofsted Curriculum Advisory Group
  • Julie Taylor, Principal, Belvedere Academy *Ofsted Outstanding
  • Geoff Rutherford, Headteacher, Wyche CE School *Ofsted Outstanding
  • Philippa Wilson, Headteacher, Abbott Community Primary School *Ofsted Outstanding
  • Steve Waters, Founder and CEO, Teach Well Alliance
  • Simon Potten, Headteacher, Oakwood School
  • Steve Rollett, Curriculum and Inspection Specialist, Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL)
  • Michael Freeston, Quality and Standards Director, Early Years Alliance
  • Richard Daniel Curtis, CEO, Root of it & Programme Director, The National Leaders in Mental Health Programme
  • Anna Bateman, Founder, Halcyon Education
  • Professor David Leat, Professor of Curriculum Innovation, Newcastle University


Join us for Westminster Insight’s Ofsted Inspections Conference: a timely opportunity to review the new framework in practice, one year on.

We will focus specifically on areas such as defining a 'knowledge rich' curriculum and 'cultural capital', reducing staff workload and using data effectively to monitor Pupil Progress.

You will hear insightful and practical case studies from Ofsted rated Outstanding schools, as well as schools who have moved away from being in Special Measures. You will also learn how to achieve an Ofsted Good or Outstanding rating, in Leadership and Management.

Our event is designed for all school headteachers, deputy heads, members of the leadership team, chairs of governors and heads of curriculum.

Agenda
Start

08:50 - 09:20
Registration, Refreshments and Networking

 

09:20 - 09:50
Chair's Opening Remarks: The New Ofsted Framework-One Year On

 
  • Outlining the implications of the new framework in practice 
  • How can schools provide evidence of the quality of education, behaviour & attitudes, personal development, leadership & management

Speakers

Tim Oates CBE Director of Assessment Research and Development Cambridge Assessment & Member of the Ofsted Curriculum Advisory Group

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09:50 - 10:20
Achieving an Ofsted ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ in Leadership and Management

 
  • How leadership can provide Outstanding ‘levels of support for wellbeing issues’
  • Unpacking what it means to protect staff from bullying and harassment·        
  • Gaining an understanding of the main pressures on staff and taking action.

    10:10-10:20 Questions and Discussion  


Speakers

Steve Waters Founder and CEO, Teach Well Alliance

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10:20 - 10:50
Improving Staff Wellbeing by Reducing Staff Workload and Facilitating Staff Development

 
  • Reviewing the key areas in the new framework that relate to staff workload such as the volume of administration tasks, volume of marking, SEND and SEBD support, and support staff 
  • Maximising school budgets by implementing cost effective resources             
  • How data can be used to reduce staff workload and prevent burnout  

    10:40-10:50 Questions and Discussion

Speakers

Richard Daniel Curtis CEO, Root of it & Programme Director, The National Leaders in Mental Health Programme

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10:50 - 11:20
Networking Break

 

11:20 - 11:50
Case Study: Belvedere Academy – Curriculum Reform in the New Framework

 
  • Exploring Belvedere Academy’s work around curriculum in the new Ofsted Inspection Framework 
  • Exploring the facets of a ‘knowledge rich’ curriculum and what this means in practice

    11:40-11:50 Questions and Discussion  

Speakers

Julie Taylor Principal, Belvedere Academy *Ofsted Outstanding

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11:50 - 12:40
Joint Session: Unpacking the Meaning of a Broad and Balanced Curriculum

 
  • Developing a more localised curriculum which uses more local resources and issues
  • Assessing the merits of Project Based Learning by allowing students to explore real-world challenges and problems 
  • Taking a holistic view of how schools give all pupils the curriculum they are entitled to 
  • Providing a broad and balanced curriculum and enhancing learning through educational visits and engaging activities

Speakers

Steve Rollett Curriculum and Inspection Specialist, Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL)

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Professor David Leat Professor of Curriculum Innovation, Newcastle University

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12:40 - 13:20
Panel Session: Being Confident on ‘Cultural Capital’ within the New Framework

 
  • Defining cultural capital and what this means in practice 
  • Exploring how to show confidence in demonstrating cultural capital by displaying the exciting and stimulating activities you do at school 
  • Developing links between the child and their home life to better understand their background, culture and community

Speakers

Michael Freeston Director of Quality Improvement, Early Years Alliance

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Philippa Wilson Headteacher, Abbott Community Primary School

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13:20 - 14:20
Networking Lunch

 

14:20 - 14:50
Case Study: Wyche CE School

 
  • Exploring how Wyche CE School achieved an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rating ·         
  • Using assessment effectively by ensuring all groups of pupils make rapid progress and receive the support they need to excel 
  • Inspiring good behaviour by establishing strong relationships with students and staff

    14:40-14:50 Questions and Discussion

Speakers

Geoff Rutherford Headteacher, Wyche CE School, Malvern

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14:50 - 15:20
Case Study: Oakwood School’s Research with 6 Schools in Surrey

 
  • Managing the phone call and managing the inspection on the day ·         Preparing the school community, especially middle leaders, to identify and prepare areas for Deep Dives 
  • Identifying vulnerable groups and book scrutiny’s 
  • Focusing on curriculum and extra-curricular activities

    15:10-15:20 Questions and Discussion

Speakers

Simon Potten Headteacher, Oakwood School

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15:20 - 15:25
Chair's Closing Remarks

 

End

Speakers

Anna Bateman Founder, Halcyon Education

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Richard Daniel Curtis CEO, Root of it & Programme Director, The National Leaders in Mental Health Programme

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Michael Freeston Director of Quality Improvement, Early Years Alliance

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Professor David Leat Professor of Curriculum Innovation, Newcastle University

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Tim Oates CBE Director of Assessment Research and Development Cambridge Assessment & Member of the Ofsted Curriculum Advisory Group

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Simon Potten Headteacher, Oakwood School

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Steve Rollett Curriculum and Inspection Specialist, Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL)

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Geoff Rutherford Headteacher, Wyche CE School, Malvern

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Julie Taylor Principal, Belvedere Academy *Ofsted Outstanding

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Steve Waters Founder and CEO, Teach Well Alliance

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Philippa Wilson Headteacher, Abbott Community Primary School

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Venue details

City Centre Manchester


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