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3 July 2018 | The Birmingham Conference and Events Centre

Our popular annual conference for heads of department offers a unique opportunity for your team to get the latest assessment, curriculum and accountability updates from ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton, ASCL Deputy Director of Policy Duncan Baldwin, ASCL Curriculum and Assessment Specialist Suzanne O’Farrell as well as leading subject experts.

Taking place in Birmingham on Tuesday 3 July, the event will explore the evolving role of middle leaders with a particular focus on:

  • designing a curriculum to maximise the potential of KS3

  • continuity of learning from KS2 to KS3

  • the impact for curriculum planning and assessment from the reforms to qualifications

  • understanding the impact of subjects on whole school accountability


Geoff Barton, ASCL General Secretary

Duncan Baldwin, ASCL Deputy Director of Policy

Suzanne O’Farrell, ASCL Curriculum and Assessment Specialist

Leading subject experts (to be announced).


Each subject lead will have the opportunity to delve deeper through workshop sessions on subject-specific strands, led by school-based practitioners that will examine the latest developments in each subject, as well as how to develop skills to become an outstanding subject leader.


There will also be opportunities to get support with issues specific to your setting, network with colleagues from across the country and share good practice.

Booking information

This one-day conference is essential for your heads of department.

Secure places for your team and take advantage of our group booking discounts.

£275+VAT | 1 delegate
£225+VAT per person | 2 delegates
£175+VAT per person | 3 delegates


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