Conference and Courses
We host regular events throughout the year for training and equipping. Take a look at what's coming up over the academic year.

Head Teachers Conference 2019

For Head Teachers of Schools and Academies in Blackburn Diocese

When

9.30am-3.30pm Fri 27th Sep

Where

Jack’s Lounge, Ewood Park

Cost

£165
(£330)

About

Our Annual Headteachers Conference is the flagship conference to begin the academic year. 

The event is on Friday 27th September 2019. Registration is from 9am with the conference starting at 9.30am, finishing at 3.30pm. Lunch is included.

The main conference will take place in Jack’s Lounge, Northcote at the Rovers, Ewood Park, BB2 4JF.

£165 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of schools SLA
£330 per person for all others

The Keynpte speaker for the conference will be Nigel Genders, the Chielf Education Officer for the Church of England. 
The President at the Eucharist will be The Rt Revd Jill Duff, Bishop of Lancaster and the music will be led by St Christopher’s High School under the direction of Helen Davies
 
There will be a selection of workshops as well as the Marketplace. More details next term.

Primary Head Teachers Meetings 2019/20

For Head Teachers of Primary Schools and Academies in Blackburn Diocese

When

Various Dates
all from 
1.30pm – 3.00pm

Where

Various Locations

Cost

Free
(£45)

About

These meetings are an opportunity for Headteachers from Diocesan Primary schools and academies to meet together, enjoy fellowship and be the first to hear about Board of Education initiatives. The meetings are free to schools who pay into the Diocesan family of schools (SLA), for non-members the cost is £45 per person. These meetings will be repeated at four venues across the Diocese. In the Summer Term there will be one meeting at Blackburn Cathedral which will include a short act of worship.

 

Date: Friday 22nd November 2018

Venue: Leyland Hotel PR25 2PR (Capri Suite)

or

Date: Monday 25th November 2019

Venue: Ribby Hall Hotel, Wrea Green PR4 2PR (Maple Suite)

or

Date: Thursday 28th November 2019

Venue: Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa, BB5 5JP (Dunklaw and Garden Room) 

or

Date: Friday 29th November 2019

Venue: Globe Arena, Morecambe, LA4 4TB

Date: Tuesday 25th February 2020

Venue: Ribby Hall Hotel, Wrea Green, PR4 2PR

or

Date: Wednesday 26th February 2020

Venue: Globe Arena, Morecambe, LA4 4TB

or

Date: Monday 2nd March 2020

Venue:  Leyland Hotel PR25 2PR (Capri Suite)

or

Date: Friday 6th March 2020

Venue: Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa, BB5 5JP(Dunklaw and Garden Room)

 

Date: Wednesday 24th June 2020

Venue: Blackburn Cathedral

 

 

Reviewing Your Mission Statement

For headteachers and Chairs of Governors

When

Tues 17th Sept 2019

4.15pm – 6.30pm

Where

Clayton House

BB1 2QE

Cost

£45
(£90)

 

About

This twilight course is aimed at Headteachers, Chairs of Governors and those intending to work with their teams to review and revise their School Mission Statement.

Tuesday 17th September 2019 at Diocesan Offices Clayton House, Walker Office Park, BB1 2QE

£45 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£90 per person for all others

This session will provide participants with an opportunity to:

  • Understand the purpose of the School’s Mission Statement;
  • Consider what makes an effective Mission Statement;
  • Explore a series of activities that can be used with staff to review the school’s Mission Statement;
  • Develop a process and timetable to engage all members of your Church School family in developing and writing a new Mission Statement.

Induction for staff new to church schools

For all teaching staff newly appointed to a church school

When

Thurs 19th Sept 2019

4.15pm – 6.30pm

Where

Clayton House

BB1 2QE

Cost

£45
(£90)

 

About

An opportunity to explore the similarities and differences between working in a church school and a community school.

Thursday 19th September 2019 at Diocesan Offices, Clayton House, Walker Office Park, BB1 2QE

£45 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£90 per person for all others

This session will provide participants with an opportunity to:

  • Explore what it means to work in a Church School;
  • Understand the difference between Church schools and Community schools;
  • Recognise the distinctive nature of Church schools;
  • Familiarise themselves with the Church of England’s Vision for Education and the Blackburn Diocesan Vision for Education;
  • Appreciate their role in delivering their Church school’s Mission Statement;
  • Explore how the Board of Education team can support them in their role.

Moving Towards Leadership

For deputy headteachers considering applying for headship, and teachers applying for Senior Leadership posts

When

All sessions

4.15pm – 6.30pm

Where

Clayton House

BB1 2QE

Cost

£45
(£90)

 

About

This course consists of two sessions.
It is recommended that you attend both Session 1 and Session 2. 

The sessions are repeated

Session 1

Tuesday 24th September 2019

or

Monday 27th January 2020

Session 2

Wednesday 6th November 2019

or

Thursday 5th March 2020

£45 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£90 per person for all others

Session 1 will provide participants with the opportunity to:
• Reflect on why they want to lead, particularly in a Church School;
• Consider the key elements of a ‘good’ application;
• Review their draft application, if you have one, with a view to writing a model application;
• Review their leadership strengths and identify areas for development;
• Identify how skills gaps can be ‘plugged’.

Session 2 will focus on:
• Getting the most from the school visit, pre-interview;
• Preparing for all aspects of the interview process.

 

Supporting Staff Wellbeing and Resilience

For Senior Leaders

When

Weds 2nd Oct 2019
Weds 29th April 2020

10.00am- 3.00pm

Where

Clayton House

BB1 2QE

Cost

£150
(£300)

 

About

More details to follow

Wednesday 2nd October 2019
Wednesday 29th April 2020

10.00am – 3.00pm

at Diocesan Offices Clayton House, Walker Office Park, BB1 2QE

£150 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£300 per person for all others

More details to follow

Developing Excellent Collective Worship

For all who have responsibility for collective worship

When

Thur 3 Oct 2019

4.15pm – 6.15pm

Where

Clayton House

BB1 2QE

Cost

£45
(£90)

 

About

This course will help develop your school’s collective worship

Thursday 3rd October 2019

£45 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£90 per person for all others

This session will be led by Hilary Wood

Developing a Worship Group in your School

For all who have responsibility for collective worship

When

Mon 23rd Jan 2020

4.15pm – 6.30pm

Where

Clayton House

BB1 2QE

Cost

£45
(£90)

 

About

A twilight session to explore the purpose of a Worship Group.

Monday 23rd January 2020

4.15 pm – 6.30 pm

 

£45 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£90 per person for all others

This twilight session will provide participants with the opportunity to:
• Understand the difference between a ‘Worship’ Group and an ‘Ethos’ Group;
• Consider the purpose of a ‘Worship’ Group;
• Hear from a school that has set up a ‘Worship’ Group that engages and empowers children;
• Explore how to evaluate success;
• Plan next steps for your school.

This session will be led by Hilary Wood

Review your web site in a day

For anyone involved in keeping the school website up to date

When

Tues 8th Oct 2019

9.30am- 3.00pm

Where

Clayton House

BB1 2QE

Cost

£150
(£300)

 

About

An opportunity to review the content of your website in line with DfE Guidance. This course is suitable for whoever is responsible for the upkeep of the school web site.

Tuesday 8th October 2019 from 9.30am – 3.00pm

at Diocesan Offices Clayton House, Walker Office Park, BB1 2QE

£150 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£300 per person for all others

The course will provide participants with the opportunity to:

  • review their school’s website against DfE compliance guidance;
  • understand what SIAMS inspectors look for when reviewing school websites prior to inspection;
  • evaluate their school’s website in line with National Governance Association guidance;
  • explore examples of good practice.
Participants are asked to bring with them a fully charged laptop.

 

Induction Course for New Headteachers and Deputy Heads

For new Heads and Deputy Heads

When

Various Dates

Where

St James’ Church Lower Darwen

Cost

Free
(£85)

About

An Introduction to leadership in of Church of England/Methodist Primary School within Blackburn Diocese. This course is free to schools who pay into the family of schools SLA. For non members the cost is £85 per person per session.

The programme, consisting of a three day conferences and 2 morning sessions, will provide professional support for newly appointed head teachers and deputy headteachers within a church school. The programme is led by members of the Diocesan Board of Education team.

 

Session 1: Thursday 10th October 2019 9.30 am-3.00 pm – Day Conference – Vision, Values, and Legacy – Leadership in a Church School.

Session 2: Tuesday 3rd December 2019 9.00 am-12 noon – Building the Kingdom – school buildings.

Session 3: Wednesday 22nd January 2020 9.30 am- 3.00 pm – Day Conference – Admissions, Appeals and Governance

Session 4: Thursday 27th February 2020 9.00 am-12 noon – Church School distinctiveness – progressing the journey.

Session 5: Tuesday 28th April 2020 9.00 am – 3.00 pm – Day Conference – courage to lead – Church, Community and School.

Making the Links - Christian Values and British Values

Senior Leadership Team

When

Weds 16th Oct 2019

9.30am-12.30pm

Where

Clayton House

BB1 2QE

Cost

£85
(£170)

 

About

This course gives and overview of Christian and British Values, how they compliment each other and how they differ

Wednesday 16th  October 2019 from 9.30am – 12.30pm

at Diocesan Offices Clayton House, Walker Office Park, BB1 2QE

£85 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£170 per person for all others

Schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools can use part of their SLA allocation for this course and two members of staff can attend

 

This course will provide participants with the opportunity to:

 

  • understand their statutory requirements in relation to promoting/teaching British Values
  • appreciate the difference between British Values and Christian Values
  • Consider how promoting Christian Values can be used to support the promotion of British Values
  • review your school’s current practice in terms of progressing Christian Values and British Values
  • Share effective practice
  • explore how promoting Christian and British Values can also support delivery of the key pillars of the Church of England’s Vision for Education.

 

Induction Course for Newly Qualified Teachers or those new to church schools

For newly qualified teachers

When

Various Dates
all
9.30 am – 12 noon

Where

St James’ Church Lower Darwen

Cost

Free
(£85)

About

These three sessions aim to deepen participants’ understanding of the distinctive nature of Church Schools in the areas of values, collective worship religious education and children’s spiritual development.  IT is expected that the participants will attend all three sessions. The programme will be led by Lisa Horobin.  This course is free to schools who pay into the family of schools SLA. For non members the cost is £85 per person per session.

The programme, consisting of three half day sessions, aims to deepen participants’ understanding of the distinctive nature of Church Schools in the areas of values, collective worship religious education and children’s spiritual development.  It is expected that the participants will attend all three sessions. The programme will be led by Lisa Horobin.

 

Session 1: Thursday 17th October 2019 – Values, Ethos and Spiritual Development.

Session 2: Thursday 6th February 2020 – Outstanding RE

Session 3: Thursday 7th May 2020 Collective Worship.

 

Primary Schools Collective Worship Conference

For all who have responsibility for leading Collective Worship

When

Two Dates
both
9.30 am – 12 noon

Where

St James’ Church Lower Darwen

Cost

£85
(£170)

 

About

A half Day conference, repeated twice, to provide ideas to deliver high quality Collective Worship.

Date: Wednesday 30th October 2019 

or

Date: Tuesday 3rd March 2020

£85 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£170 per person for all others

This Half day will provide new idea, new resources and new songs to enliven and enrich collective worship

 

New RE Coordinators Training

For newly appointed RE Coordinators

When

9.30am-12noon Tues 5th Nov 2019

Where

Samlesbury Hotel
(Boardroom1)

Cost

£85
(£170)

About

A morning of training to equip new RE coordinators.

The training is on Tuesday 5th November 2019 from 9.30am – 12 noon at the Samlesbury Hotel PR5 0UL in Boardroom 1

£85 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of schools SLA
£170 per person for all others

The training will include an overview of the RE Curriculum, Questful RE and Understanding Christianity including planning your RE curriculum and assessment

Be Prepared - SIAMS Inspections

For Headteachers and Senior Leaders

When

Various Dates
all
9.30 am – 12 noon

Where

Various Locations

Cost

£85
(£170)

About

A half Day conference, repeated on three occasions, to prepare you for your SIAMS Inspection. It is recommended that you also attend the corresponding ‘Writing Your Church School SEF’ conference (See below)

 

This Half day will give you  the information you need to be prepared for the day the inspector calls. It will give an overview of the 7 strands of the SIAMS Schedule with a particular emphasis on the school’s vision.   

 

£85 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£170 per person for all others

Date: Thursday 7th November 2019 

Venue: Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa BB5 5JP (Towneley Suite)

or

Date: Wednesday 12th February 2020

Venue: Farington Lodge Hotel PR25 4QR (Balmoral Room)

or

Date: Tuesday 19th May 2020

Venue: Garstang Country Hotel and Golf Club

Be Prepared - Writing your Church School SEF

For Headteachers and Senior Leaders

When

Various Dates
all
9.30 am – 12 noon

Where

Various Locations

Cost

£85
(£170)

 

About

A half Day conference, repeated on three occasions, to aid the writing of your Church School SEF

This Half day will give you  the information you need to write your Church school SEF in line with the new SIAMS Schedule, including information on what to put in and what to leave out.

 

£85 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£170 per person for all others

Date: Thursday 14th November 2019 

Venue: Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa BB5 5JP (Towneley Suite)

or

Date: Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Venue: Farington Lodge Hotel PR25 4QR (Balmoral Room)

or

Date: Thursday 21st May 2020

Venue: Garstang Country Hotel and Golf Club

Primary RE Cluster Meetings 2019/20

For RE Coordinators of Primary Schools and Academies in Blackburn Diocese

When

Various Dates
all from
4.00pm – 5.00pm

Where

Various Locations

Cost

Free
(£25)

About

These meetings are for Primary RE Coodinators and those with responsibility for RE. They are informal gatherings where resources, updates, training and good ideas are shared. These meetings are led by outstanding, experienced, RE coordinators. Lisa Horobin will also attend at least one meeting at each venue during the academic year. These meetings are free to schools who pay into the Diocesan family of schools (SLA), for non-members the cost is £25 per person.

Date: Thursday 7th November 2019

Venue: Lancaster Christ Church Church of England Primary School

or

Date: Wednesday 13th November 2019

Venue: Burnley Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School

or

Date: Thursday 14th November 2019

Venue: Chorley St James Church of England Primary School (New Venue)

or

Date: Monday 18th November 2019

Venue: Barton St Lawrence Church of England Primary School

or

Date: Tuesday 19th November 2019

Venue: Blackburn the Redeemer Church of England Primary School

or

Date: Wednesday 20th November 2019

Venue: Leyland Methodist Junior School

 

Date: Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Venue: Leyland Methodist Junior School

or

Date: Wednesday 4th March 2020

Venue: Blackburn the Redeemer Church of England Primary School 

or

Date: Tuesday 10th March 2020

Venue: Barton St Lawrence Church of England Primary School 

or

Date: Thursday 12th March 2020

Venue: Lancaster Christ Church Church of England Primary School

or

Date: Tuesday 17th March 2020

Venue: Chorley St James Church of England Primary School (New Venue)

or

Date: Wednesday 18th March 2020

Venue: Burnley Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School

 

Date: Wednesday 20th May 2020

Venue: Blackburn the Redeemer Church of England Primary School 

or

Date: Thursday 21st May 2020

Venue: Lancaster Christ Church Church of England Primary School 

or

Date: Tuesday 9th June 2019

Venue: Barton St Lawrence Church of England Primary School

or

Date: Thursday 11th June 2020

Venue: Chorley St James Church of England Primary School (New Venue)

or

Date: Tuesday 16th June 2020

Venue: Leyland Methodist Junior School

or

Date: Wednesday 17th June 2020

Venue: Burnley Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School

 

Developing Children's Spirituality

Senior Leaders and Teachers

When

Weds 20th Nov 2019
Thurs 9th July 2020

9.30am – 12.30pm

 

Where

Clayton House

BB1 2QE

Cost

£85
(£170)

 

About

This morning session can be taken as part of your SLA offer,

Wednesday 20th November 2019

Thursday 9th July 2020

both from 9.30am – 12.30pm

at Diocesan Offices Clayton House, Walker Office Park, BB1 2QE

£85 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£170 per person for all others.

Schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of schools SLA can use one SLA session for this course and two members of staff can attend.

 

This session will provide participants with the opportunity to:

  • understand what we mean by the term ‘spiritual development’
  • consider how Ofsted and SIAMS inspections evaluate spiritual development
  • review what you currently do to develop spiritual awareness
  • consider different spiritual styles
  • explore examples of good practice
  • plan next steps

Developing Outdoor Prayer Areas

Senior Leaders and Teachers

When

Tues 26th Nov 2019
9.30am – 12.30pm

 

Where

Clayton House

BB1 2QE

Cost

£85
(£170)

 

About

This morning session can be taken as part of your SLA offer,

Tuesday 26th November 2019

 from 9.30am – 12.30pm

at Diocesan Offices Clayton House, Walker Office Park, BB1 2QE

£85 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£170 per person for all others.

Schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of schools SLA can use one SLA session for this course and two members of staff can attend.

 

This session will provide participants with the opportunity to:

• Assess the potential for developing outdoor prayer areas in their school;
• Hear what other schools have done to create and maximise the impact of outdoor prayer areas;
• Explore how outdoor prayer areas can be used to support the R.E curriculum;
• Plan next steps.

This session will be led by Anne Pickup

Godly Play CPD

Senior Leaders and Teachers

When

Thurs 5th Dec 2019
Fri 12th June 2020
9.30am – 12.30pm

 

Where

Clayton House

BB1 2QE

Cost

£85
(£170)

 

About

Godly Play’ is a method of Christian Bible storytelling that aims to develop childhood spirituality, by creating sacred places, developing a deeper understanding of religious language, symbols and rites and preparing children to join in the worship and life of their faith community

This morning session can be taken as part of your SLA offer,

Thursday 5th December 2019

0r

Friday 12th June 2020

 from 9.30am – 12.30pm

at Diocesan Offices Clayton House, Walker Office Park, BB1 2QE

£85 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£170 per person for all others.

Schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of schools SLA can use one SLA session for this course and two members of staff can attend.

 

This half-day course will provide participants with the opportunity to:
• Understand the principles of ‘Godly Play’;
• Experience some of the ‘Godly Play’ activities;
• Access a range of ‘Godly Play’ resources;
• Consider how to use these activities and resources in your school.

The facilitator is Anne Aspden (Associate Adviser)

Advent Quiet Day

Any staff member who would benefit from a reflective day

When

Fri 29th Nov 2019
9.00am – 3.30pm

 

Where

Whalley Abbey
BB7 9SS

Cost

Free

 

About

A time of spiritual reflection outside school, suitable for Headteachers, Senior Leaders or any other Staff members who would benefit from such a day.

Friday 29th November 2019  9.00am – 3.30pm

at Whalley Abbey Retreat and Conference House, The Sands, Whalley BB7 9SS

 

Free to schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA

 

A day of Spiritual refreshment led by Fred Kershaw

Dealing with Difficult Situations

School leaders and Chairs of Governors

When

Thurs 21st Nov 2019

4.30pm – 6.30pm

Where

Clayton House

BB1 2QE

Cost

£45
(£90)

 

About

Schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools can use part of their SLA allocation for this course.

Thursday 21st November 2019 at Diocesan Offices Clayton House, Walker Office Park, BB1 2QE

£45 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£90 per person for all others

Schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools can use part of their SLA allocation for this course and two members of staff can attend

This course will provide participants with the opportunity to:

  • Consider key principles when dealing with difficult situations;
  • Discuss how to respond to the most common challenging scenarios in schools;
  • Identify sources of support when such incidents occur.

 

Primary Pupils' RE Conference

For two pupils (Year 5 or Year 6) and one adult

When

9.30am-2.30pm Weds 27th Nov 2019

Where

Jack’s Lounge, Ewood Park

Cost

Free
(£350)

About

The14th Annual Pupils RE Conference.

The event is on Wednesday 27th November 2019. Registration is from 9am with the conference starting at 9.30am, finishing at 2.30pm. Lunch is included.

The conference will take place in Jack’s Lounge, Northcote at the Rovers, Ewood Park, BB2 4JF.

This conference is free for 2 (Year 5 or Year 6) pupils and one adult for each family of schools SLA Payment.

Additional places may be available at extra cost.

For schools who do not pay into the SLA the cost is £350 per school

At this event the Children are the delegates and they will be equipped to return to school to disseminate the information to their peers.

Curriculum Design and Vision Day

For Head Teachers and Senior Leaders

When

9.30am-3.30pm Thurs 16th Jan 2020

Where

Jack’s Lounge, Ewood Park

Cost

£165
(£330)

About

A day to inspire your curriculum design and relate it to your school’s vision.

The event is on Thursday 16th January 2020. Registration is from 9am with the conference starting at 9.30am, finishing at 3.30pm. Lunch is included.

The conference will take place in Jack’s Lounge, Northcote at the Rovers, Ewood Park, BB2 4JF.

£165 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of schools SLA
£330 per person for all others

Ensuring the Christian Vision of your school permeates the intent of your whole school curriculum

Developing Multi Faith and Multi Cultural Education

For senior leaders and teachers

When

Thurs 30th Jan 2020

9.30am -3.30pm

Where

Clayton House

BB1 2QE

Cost

£150
(£300)

 

About

Schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of schools SLA can use all their SLA allocation for this course.

 

Thursday 30th January 2020 at Diocesan Offices, Clayton House, Walker Office Park, Blackburn BB1 2QE

 

£150 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA 

£300 per person for all others.

Schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of schools SLA can use all their SLA allocation for this course and two members of staff can attend.

This course will provide participants with an opportunity to:

 

  • Understand why multi-faith and multi-cultural education is important in a Church School
  • Review what they currently do to educate children about faiths other than Christianity and other cultures
  • Explore examples of good practice/resources
  • Identify how they can enhance their current ‘offer’
  • Plan how they will take the work forward in their school

Schools Buildings, Capital Work and Funding

For Heads and Chairs of Governors/Chair of Buildings committee particularly of VA Schools

When

Weds 4th March 2020

9.30am – 12 noon

Where

Samlesbury Hotel
PR5 0UL

Cost

£85
(£170)

About

A half day conference which is designed to explain all about capital building projects.

 

We will cover the use of consultants and what schools should expect from them, to how the LCVAP process and funding works, from being a member of the Building SLA Group, what Governor Responsibilities are for buildings, and where to turn to for information, advice and guidance.

 

£85 per school for one Headteachers and one Chair of Governors, additional places will be charged at £50 per person. These costs are for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of Schools SLA. 
£170 per person for all others.

 

Primary Pupils' Collective Worship Conference

For two pupils (Year 5 or Year 6) and one adult

When

9.30am-2.30pm Weds 11th March 2020

Where

Foxfields Country Hotel
BB7 9HY

Cost

£100
(£350)

About

Annual Primary Pupils Collective Worship Conference. Particularly valuable for pupils involved in the planning or delivery of collective worship.

The event is on Wednesday 11th March 2020. Registration is from 9am with the conference starting at 9.30am, finishing at 2.30pm. Lunch is included.

The conference will take place in The Pendle Suite, Foxfields Country Hotel, Whalley Road, Billington BB7 9HY

 

£100 per school for 2 (Year 5 or Year 6) pupils and one adult for each family of schools SLA Payment.

Additional places will be charged at £50 per person. .

For schools who do not pay into the SLA the cost is £350 per school

At this event the Children are the delegates and they will be equipped to return to school to disseminate the information to their peers.

Headteachers and Incumbents Day Conference 2020

For RE Coordinators

When

9.30am-3.30pm Thurs 19th March 2020

Where

Jack’s Lounge, Ewood Park

Cost

£165
(£330)

About

Our Annual Conference for Headteachers and Incumbents.

The event is on Thursday 19th March 2020. Registration is from 9am with the conference starting at 9.30am, finishing at 3.30pm. Lunch is included.

The main conference will take place in Jack’s Lounge, Northcote at the Rovers, Ewood Park, BB2 4JF.

 

£165 per school for headteacher and incumbent for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of schools SLA
£330 per school for all others
 
Additional places will be charged at £50 per person

Course content to be confirmed

RE Coordinators Day Conference 2020

For RE Coordinators

When

9.30am-3.30pm Tues 31st March 2020

Where

Jack’s Lounge, Ewood Park

Cost

£165
(£330)

About

Our Annual Conference for RE coordinators and RE leads in Primary Schools and academies.

The event is on Tuesday 31st March 2020. Registration is from 9am with the conference starting at 9.30am, finishing at 3.30pm. Lunch is included.

The main conference will take place in Jack’s Lounge, Northcote at the Rovers, Ewood Park, BB2 4JF.

 

£165 per person for schools who pay into the Diocesan Family of schools SLA
£330 per person for all others

Lisa Horobin will lead the conference with ideas to inspire and enrich the teaching of RE.

Year 6 Leavers Celebration Services July 2020

For Year 6 pupils

When

1st and 2nd July 2020

Where

Blackburn Cathedral

Cost

Free

 

About

A service for all Year 6 pupils to celebrate their time at Primary school and encourage them as they journey on to high school

The services will be repeated four times

Wednesday 1st July 2020 10.00am – 11.20am
Wednesday 1st July 2020 1.00pm – 2.30pm

Thursday 2nd July 2020 10.00am – 11.20am
Thursday 2nd July 2020 1.00pm – 2.30pm

 

All the services will take place in Blackburn Cathedral.

There is no cost for these services. Places are limited at each service.

Completing the enquiry form does not guarantee your school a place at that perticular service, however we will try to accommodate everyone over the four services. Please indicate on the form which are your preferred dates. 

The services will be a time of lively and exhuberant praise and celebration.