08.45 – 09.45

Registration

09.45 – 10.00

The Chair’s welcome and address

Marilyn Tew, Development Director, Antidote

10.00 – 10.40

Keynote 1

The five transfer bridges: Developing your strategy for effective transfer and transition

Sarah Catlow, Associate Deputy Headteacher, Firth Park Secondary School

Keynote 2

10:40 – 11:20

Improving transfer and transition: maximising the benefits of partnership working

Jonathan Bach, Senior Director, National Strategies

11.20 –11.50

Morning Refreshments

11.50 – 12.40

Streamed Sessions 1

1A

1B

1C

1D

Effective use of data to inform transfer and transition policy and practice

Trevor Folley, National Strategies

Identifying and supporting pupils at risk during transfer and transition

Young Minds

Practical strategies for preventing anxiety and disengagement in learning after transfer

Marilyn Tew, Development Director, Antidote

Developing an integrated learning system to improve engagement after transfer

Mariella Scott, Head of Humanities,

Haverstock School

12.40 –13.40

Lunch

13.40-14.20

Keynote 3

The psychology of transfer – designing developmentally appropriate transition strategies

Jennifer Symonds, School of Education, University of Cambridge

14.20 – 15.10

Streamed Sessions 2

2A

2B

2C

2D

Matching primary SEAL to secondary SEAL – managing feelings to improve transition

Helen Peter, Consultant

HPsourcED

Developing innovative bridging units to provide curriculum continuity

Chris Reep, Assistant Head KS3 & Jill Lambert, South Holderness Technology College

Designing and running stimulating and engaging induction days – to ease pupils’ transfer fears

Sarah Catlow, Associate Deputy Headteacher, Firth Park Secondary School

Maintaining high levels of support for SEN students during transfer and transition – creating an inclusive environment

Alex Weekes,Cope Consultants

15:10 – 15:30

Afternoon Refreshments

15:30 – 16:20

Streamed Sessions 3

3A

3B

3C

3D

Developing effective relationships with parents and carers to improve transfer and transition and maintain high levels of parental engagement

Colin Michel

Home School Support

Creating positive learning environments to improve attainment after transition

Helen Peter, Consultant HPsourcED

Maintaining effective relationships with large numbers of feeder schools for a smoother transfer and transition

Gary Phillips, Headteacher, Lillian Baylis School

 Sustaining engagement and maximizing potential – effective transfer and transition of gifted and talented pupils

Jules Offord, Adviser for Gifted and Talented Education, Somerset County Council

16:20

Conference Close

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