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BSA Annual Conference for Heads 2018
The Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA) Annual Conference is taking place in Brighton from 1–3 May, and is a unique opportunity for Heads to show support for each other in boarding education.
From - 01 May 2018 11:00 to 03 May 2018 10:00
Location
The Grand Hotel
97-99 King’s Road
BN1 2FW
Price
Member £665/Non-Member £865/Non Resident Delegate £390
Website
Starts 01 May

The Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA) Annual Conference theme for 2018 is ‘Transforming Communities’. Taking place in Brighton from 1–3 May, the conference is a unique opportunity for Heads from all types of school, state boarding and independent, prep and senior, single-sex and co-educational to come together united with a single purpose: to support each other’s endeavours in boarding education and to understand each other’s needs.

 

Speakers include:

 
     
  • Reverend Steve Chalke MBE, Founder of the Inspire Project, launching 2018, a peace project for children and schools of all sectors, faiths and backgrounds to mark the end of the Great War
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  • Leading futurist and senior associate from the Innovation Unit, David Price OBE
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  • A sector update from Barnaby Lenon, Chairman, ISC
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  • Online bullying expert, Lauren Seager-Smith, CEO, Kidscape
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  • Ian Davenport, CEO, RNCF / Springboard and Patrick Derham, Headmaster of Westminster School will lead a session on the contribution our sector makes towards vulnerable children
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  • Kate Richards, Chief Inspector, ISI will provide an update on inspection changes
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  • KPMG’s Global Head of Corporate Citizenship, Lord Michael Hastings CBE, will lead a session on social responsibility
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  • Vice Admiral Ben Key CBE, Commander of the Fleet, former boarder, boarding school governor and boarding parent, discussing leadership under pressure
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  • And Dr Laura Henry, Director of Chinquapin Preparatory School, Texas, sharing the inspiring story of a boarding school for low-income students.
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  • Awards dinner host, Bettany Hughes, English Historian, Author and Broadcaster
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The annual dinner will take place in the magnificent British Airways i360 viewing tower, with the drinks reception in the 160m high observation platform overlooking the Brighton seafront. 

 

 

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