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									          SBSA
 ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2011
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Sunday 16 - Monday 17 January 2011


      A Brave New World



                       Cranbrook School
                   Cranbrook Kent, TN17 3JD
                       Tel: 01580 711800




                      Ramada Maidstone
        Hollingbourne, Nr Maidstone, Coventry ME17 1RE
                     Tel: 0844 815 9045
                     SBSA ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2011
       for Headteachers, Deputy Heads, Bursars, Boarding Staff, Development Directors,
               Marketing Managers, Medical Staff, Catering Staff and Governors

                Sunday 16th and Monday 17th January 2011
           with thanks to the Governors and the Headmistress of Cranbrook School



                               Sunday 16th January 2011

11:00 - 12:30               SBSA Management Committee Meeting at Cranbrook School

12:30 - 13:00               Conference Registration

13:00 - 14:15               Lunch and Sectional Meetings for all
                            (Meetings for Headteachers, Heads of Boarding, Deputy Heads,
                            Bursars, Boarding Staff, Marketing/Development Staff, Medical
                            Staff, Governors)

14:15 - 14:30               Welcome and Opening of Conference
                                   Angela Daly, Headmistress of Cranbrook School
                                   Ray McGovern, Headmaster of Sexey’s School &
                                     Chairman of SBSA

14:30 - 15:15               Keynote Speaker
                                   Dr Piers Sellers
                                      NASA Astronaut

15:15 - 16:00               Workshop Session 1
                           1.   Ofsted Inspections
                                Jane Cooper, Ofsted
                           2.   Admissions
                                Melvyn Roffe, Principal of Wymondham College
                           3.   Allegation Management
                                Malcolm Lloyd, Former Headmaster of Brymore School
                           4.   Academies
                                Susan Shakespeare, Project Lead Academies Group, DFE
                           5.   Complaints Procedure
                                Speaker TBC – A representative of the Local Government
                                Ombudsman’s Office
                           6.   ASDAN Qualification
                                Lee Smith, Deputy Head of Boarding at
                                Queen Elizabeth’s Community College
                           7.   Marketing
                                Helen Pollard, Marketing Director of
                                Royal Alexandra and Albert School

16:00 - 16:45               Tea/Coffee
16:45 - 17:30   Workshop Session 2
                       As Session 1
                       Please note that the Academies workshop is a double
                         session. If this is your choice it will occupy both sessions.

17:30 – 18:15   Keynote Speaker
                       Professor Tim Brighouse
                            Formerly Chief Education Officer in Birmingham and
                            Oxfordshire and Commissioner for London Schools

18:30 – 19:00   Drinks Reception, Cranbrook School

19:00           SBSA Annual Dinner at Cranbrook School
                Dress Code: Smart casual

                After-dinner Speaker
                        Ian Hislop - TBC

21:30           Bus departs to Ramada Maidstone.
                Cars may be left at Cranbrook School overnight.


                 Monday 17th January 2011

From 06:30      Breakfast

08:00           Depart for Cranbrook School by coach

09:15           Arrive at School

09:30 - 10:15   Keynote Speaker
                       The Rt. Hon Helen Grant
                          MP for Maidstone and the Weald

10:15 – 10:45   Tea/Coffee

10:45 - 11:45   Sectional meetings, evaluations and requests for next year’s
                workshops

11:45 - 11:50   Vote of thanks & close of conference

11:50 - 12:45   Tour of school (optional)

12:45 - 13:45   Lunch if booked
                                              Getting to Cranbrook School




By Air: Gatwick (1 hour by road), Heathrow (1 hour and 30 minutes by road) and Stansted (2 hours by road) airports are within
easy reach of Cranbrook. All have regular scheduled flights from all UK, European and International destinations.

By Rail: Staplehurst is the nearest main line station, which is on the Charing Cross to Dover line. A taxi will be required to reach
the School, however there is no taxi rank, so taxis should be pre-booked on: 01622 890003

By Road: Cranbrook is conveniently located on the A229 south of Maidstone,west of Ashford and to the east of Royal Tunbridge
Wells, making it easily accessible via the UK road network.

From the A21 South: Leave the A21 at the junction of the A229 signposted to Hawkhurst and Cranbrook. Travel along the A229
for 6 miles to Cranbrook and take the first turning right into High Street by the War memorial. Travelto its end and turn right into
Stone Street and then bear left. The entrance to Cranbrook School in on your left after 200 metres.

From the A21 North: Leave the A21 at the junction of the A262 signposted to Goudhurst and Ashford (which is 4 miles on from
Pembury). Travel to a roundabout and turn right onto the A229 to Cranbrook and follow signs for the Town Centre (road bears
left). Travel past the Windmill PH on the right hand side. The entrance to Cranbrook School in on your right after 500 yards.

From the M20: Leave the M20 at Junction 6 and join the A229 through Maidstone signposted to Linton Hill and Staplehurst.
Follow the A229 through Staplehurst to the roundabout outside Cranbrook. Continue straight ahead to Cranbrook and follow
signs for the Town Centre (road bears left). Travel past the Windmill PH on the right hand side. The entrance to Cranbrook School
in on your right after 500 yards.

From the M25: Leave the M25 at Junction 5 and follow signs for Sevenoaks to join the A21. Follow directions given ‘From the A21
North’.

On Arrival: There is ample car parking on site. Visitors are advised to park in the main car park, up Barham Drive behind the
Sports Hall, then report directly to Reception in Barham House.


                                         Getting to the Ramada Maidstone
The M20: Leave the M20 at junction 8, signposted to Maidstone East and the A20. Follow the signs to Leeds Castle.Take the
second roundabout into the Ramada Maidstone hotel grounds. The Ramada Maidstone hotel is located on the left hand side
inside the grounds.

The M25: Join the M25, and continue until you reach the M20 to Maidstone. Leave the M20 at junction 8, signposted to
Maidstone East and the A20. Follow the signs to Leeds Castle. Take the second roundabout into the Ramada Maidstone
hotel grounds. The Ramada Maidstone hotel is located on the left hand side inside the grounds.

By Train: Hollingbourne railway station - 1.5 miles (2.5 km) Bearsted railway station - 5 miles (8 km) Take a taxi from the taxi rank
outside the station. Approximately £13

Car Parking: 500 complimentary spaces available

Nearest Airport: Gatwick airport is 44 miles

Facilities: Spa and Fitness facilities are available for use

								
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