09.00 -09.45


09.45- 10.00

Chair’s welcome and address

William Scott, Director: Centre for Research in Education and the Environment, University of Bath

Keynote 1

10.00 – 10.30

The National Framework for Sustainable Schools: Driving school improvement through sustainable development

Janice Lawson, Head of Sustainable Development, DCSF

Keynote 2

10.30 – 11.00

Embedding Sustainable Development across your curriculum: A planning guide for schools

David Gardner, Curriculum Advisor, QCA

11.00 – 11.10


11.10 – 11.40

Morning Break

Keynote 3

11.40 – 12.15

Successfully securing funding to drive forward sustainability in your school

Christine Dickson, Director,  Centre for Education and Finance Management

12.15 – 13.05

Streamed Sessions 1





Identifying areas for action and kick-starting sustainability in your school
Andrew Grant, Senior Geography Teacher, The Castle School

Creatively planning sustainability into your lesson plans at KS1 + 2
Iclal Lawrence, Assistant Headteacher, Tollgate Primary School

Creatively planning sustainability into your lesson plans at KS3 + 4

Ken Webster, Educational Consultant & UK’s most published author on ESD for schools and colleges

Reducing energy costs, monitoring usage and meeting your school’s responsibilities towards carbon reduction

Ken Heaton

Energy Manager, MITIE

13.05 -14.05


Keynote 4

14.05 – 14.45

Exploring the impact and long term benefits of sustainability for whole school improvement: A view from Ofsted

Leszek Iwaskow, HMI Specialist Advisor for ESD, Ofsted

14.45 – 15.35

Streamed Sessions 2





Engaging Primary pupils and staff to keep momentum and achieve a whole school approach to sustainability
Kate Nash, Headteacher, Silverhill Primary School

Engaging Secondary pupils and staff to keep momentum and achieve a whole school approach to sustainability

Gill Hickman,

Sustainability Co-ordinator,

Ringwood School

Developing the global dimension and cultivating your students as global citizens

Jane Armstrong, Headteacher, Farnborough Grange Infant School

Monitoring and evaluating your progress towards sustainability
Frances Thomson, Deputy Head, Crispin School

15.35 -15.55

Afternoon Break

15.55 – 16.45

Streamed Sessions 3





Utilising your sustainable projects to promote community cohesion and raise the profile of your school
Freda Eyden, Environmental Projects Co-ordinator, Woodheys Primary School

Developing assemblies around Sustainable themes to encourage staff and students

Polly Wise, Eco-Schools Coordinator, Thomas A Becket Middle School

Learning outside the classroom to support Education for Sustainable Development

James Hindson, ESD Trainer &  Formerly Head of the Field Studies Council Environmental Education

Developing an effective CPD programme to embed a culture of sustainability

Kim Hudson, Consultant, Inspiring Outdoors and Sustainable Schools Adviser, Lincolnshire County Council