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Conferences

Conference for  Directors of Sport in Prep Schools, 15 May 2020

Conference for Directors of Sport in Prep Schools

This event has been postponed. We are hoping to reschedule for November 2020.

The landscape of prep school sport is a turbulent and rapidly changing one. The Conference programme aims to assist Directors of Sport to raise their awareness of current issues, and develop strategies to address them. This Conference will be of interest to all schools who are impacted by the challenges which...

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National Conference for Directors of Sport  in Independent Schools - June 2021

National Conference for Directors of Sport in Independent Schools

A New Beginning for School Sport

Thursday 17 June 2021 at Jurys Inn, Oxford

In common with many other dimensions of this unique year for schools and sport, the Conference has had to change to accommodate the pandemic.  It is very much hoped that this is a one year expedient, and that it will return to its usual, overnight format in February 2022. 

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Seminars

Dealing with Parents in School Sport

Dealing with Parents in School Sport

Directors of Sport identify relationships with parents as the most demanding dimension of their role. This new course is aimed at helping them to cope with the requirements and aspirations of all types of parents in independent schools.

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Developing and Managing a Sports Scholarship Programme

Developing and Managing a Sports Scholarship Programme

This seminar looks at the entire process of building an industry leading Award programme, encouraging applications, running a selection mechanism based on the science of talent identification and then optimising the contribution of Award holders once they are in the school. 

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Seminar for Co-Curricular Deputy Heads

This seminar is intended to support newly appointed Co-Curricular Deputy or Assistant Heads – as well as teachers intending to apply for these roles this year. These are relatively new positions in schools. As a result, priorities and operating processes are often not yet firmly established. The course will look at the aims of the position, and the methods by which these can be pursued, and quality controlled, across the whole school.

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The Director of Sport in a Prep School

The Director of Sport in a Prep School

This course addresses the practical issues faced by prep school sport, and considers possible strategies and solutions. It is suitable for teachers leading sport in prep schools as well as those who aspire to do so.

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