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Headteacher Induction Programme - Session 4 - SEND and Inclusion

Event code SCH 20/253 
Event description Following on from the Kent County Council Welcome Event for New Headteachers, this session is part of the KCC Induction programme which is a key component of the Kent Leadership Strategy and an important way of supporting leaders’ development. The programme is aimed at all new Heads in Kent and is relevant to Primary, Secondary and Special Schools.

The programme is comprised of a sequence of six sessions which take place termly. It is flexible allowing Headteachers to join at any point over the year.

This session will be facilitated by Emma Hickling, Executive Headteacher of The ASPIRE Federation and Peggy Murphy, Headteacher at Five Acre Wood School.

The main speaker will be Louise Burgess - Head of SEN Assessment & Placement

This session includes:

• The Kent agenda - developing an inclusive school
• Supporting pupils with additional needs and vulnerable learners
• Developing good practice and supporting families
• Accessing early help and integrated services
• Networking and a school tour

** A sandwich lunch will be provided **

Training objectives • Ensure Headteachers are supported to develop an inclusive school

• Support Headteacher development through the initial phases of headship

• Share good and outstanding practice

• Encourage collaboration and the development of networks

Key stages
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Subject areas Leadership & Management
Target audience
target audience
Qualification level
FIVE ACRE WOOD SCHOOL (I), Boughton Lane, Loose, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9QF map
Location Maidstone
Training Provider CYPE - CDO (Corporate Director's Office)
Admin contact Angela Jarrett (
Emma Hickling/Tim Williams/ Keith Abbott
Part of SLA? No
Kent LA cost
Other LA/Academy cost
Independent/PVI cost
Number of credits 0
Funding information This induction programme is free of charge to invited/newly appointed Head teachers.

There is a charge of £65 or 6 credits for all other bookings. If you book a place and then do not attend or cancel your place within 15 days of the course date, the full fee will be charged.

Start date Thursday 12 March 2020
Times 09:00-13:00
Number of sessions 1