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Red Kite Day 6

Reconnect for Learning

Inclusion, Collaboration and Community

Friday 1st July 2022  |  Harrogate Convention Centre

Our sixth Red Kite Day conference promises to be our biggest one yet with teachers, support and operational staff participating from our 22 secondary and all-through schools. In addition to the subject CLC sessions, workshops have been organised for Pastoral staff and Teaching Assistants, as well as for operational colleagues including HR and Finance.

Keynote Speaker

Lemn Sissay OBE

Lemn Sissay

Lemn is a British poet, playwright, memoirist performer and broadcaster. He has an OBE for services to literature and charity and was awarded the Pen Pinter Prize in 2019. Lemn has been Chancellor of the University of Manchester since 2015 and BAFTA nominated for his television documentaries. Lemn’s keynote will take us through his personal journey of growing up in the care system and how this has influenced his life and career.

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Keynote Speaker

Chloe Tear

Chloe Tear

Former Prince Henry's Grammar Student and disability blogger, Chloe Tear, will share her own experiences of what it is like to be a disabled young person navigating the world of education, employment and life.

Leadership Workshops will be hosted by:
Mick Walker

Dr Mick Walker

Trustee and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors. Mick is currently an adviser to the DfE and is undertaking a PhD at the University of Leeds, researching trust in teacher assessment.

Jonny-UttleyJonny Uttley

CEO of The Education Alliance Multi-Academy Trust (TEAL) in East Yorkshire and Hull and author, Jonny will deliver a workshop on how The Education Alliance has put ethical leadership at the heart of everything their leaders do.

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Programme Overview




Welcome and Keynote Speaker


Subject/Department Session 1
SLT Workshop 1: Jonny Uttley
Pastoral/TA Workshop: Lemn Sissay




Subject/Department Session 2
SLT Workshop 2: Mick Walker
Student Leaders Workshop


Keynote and Plenary



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