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The programme is subject to change. 

 

Day 1 | Wednesday 29th September 2021

14.00 - 14.45

KEYNOTE: Common mental health conditions, spotting the signs & effective interventions: practical tips for school staff

Dr Pooky Knightsmith, Ambassador and Educator, Creative Education

14.45 - 15.00

Virtual exhibition & networking

15.00 - 15.30

CROSS-PHASE: Teaching emotional literacy in your school

Richard Evans, Teacher & Emotional Literacy Specialist

15.30 - 16.00

CROSS-PHASE: Whole-school approaches to mental health: core principles of effective practice

Hannah Wilson, Former Headteacher & Founder, #DiverseEd

16.00 - 16.15

Virtual exhibition & networking

16.15 - 17.00

KEYNOTE: The links between safeguarding and mental health: what should we be doing to keep children safe?

Elizabeth Rose, Director, So Safeguarding

17.00 - 17.30

PRIMARY: Senior mental health lead: embedding the role in your primary school

Kelly Hannaghan, Mental Health and Wellbeing Consultant, The Education People

17.30 - 18.00

SECONDARY: The DMHL checklist: a practical guide to developing the role & embedding a whole school approach

Clare Erasmus, DMHL Advisor, Brighton Hill Community School, Hampshire

18.00

Close of Day 1


 

 Day 2 | Thursday 30th September 2021

14.00 - 14:45 

KEYNOTE: Whole-school wellbeing: protecting and promoting staff wellbeing

Frederika Roberts, Wellbeing Specialist and Author, The Happiness Speaker

14.45 - 15.00 

Virtual exhibition & networking 

15.00 - 15.30 

PRIMARYSustaining high quality relationships and sex education

Lucy EmmersonDirector, Sex Education Forum

15.30 - 16.00 

SECONDARY: Sexual harassment & abuse in schools: supporting your students

Amelia Jenkinson, CEO, School of Sexuality Education

16.00 - 16.15

Virtual exhibition & networking

16.15 - 17.00

KEYNOTE: Connection not disconnection: teaching techniques to support good mental health

Shahana Knight, Childhood Trauma Specialist, TPC Therapy

17.00 - 17.30

SECONDARY: Case Study: Effective whole-school mental health work at Sidmouth College

Lisa Whitworth, Project Director, RSHE Ready; Senior Lead, Building Resilient Learners Project; and SLE for PSHE & PSHE Subject Lead, Sidmouth College, Devon

Matthew WhiteVice Principal & SLE for Behaviour, South West Teaching School Alliance

Carole ClarkeInclusion Manager & Mental Health Lead, Sidmouth College, Devon

17.30 - 18.00

PRIMARY: Coaching circles & emotional wellbeing in the primary classroom

Thérèse HoyleEducational Consultant; Wellbeing Advisor; Executive Coach; and Former Teacher

18.00

Close of conference


 

Bonus Sessions

On-Demand

PRIMARY: Can you teach wellbeing?

Adrian Bethune, Education Policy Co-lead, Mindfulness Initiative; Founder, Teachappy; and Primary School Teacher

On-Demand

SECONDARY: Enhanced healthy schools status: a whole-school focus on emotional health and wellbeing

Gareth March, SENDCo, Southend High School for Boys, Essex

On-Demand 

CROSS-PHASE: Supporting young people with traumatic experiences in schools

Mike ArmigerSEMH & Trauma Specialist; and School Advisor