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Big Day Out - The Breakout Sessions

Below is the list of strands and workshops taking place during the four breakout sessions across our biggest-ever Big Day Out in July.

When you make a booking you will be asked to state your top three preferences for each session so that you will get to see four different workshops of your choice.

Simple really.


The Six Strands:

  1. Diversity & Equality
  2. Mental Health & Well-being
  3. Resilience and Coaching
  4. Creativity in the Classroom
  5. Emerging Leadership
  6. The Maverick Strand


The Workshops:

You will get to choose four (only four - we know!) when you make your booking. Where to start...?


Workshops One and Three Choices:


Stephanie Davies

Jackie Beere

Lisa Jane Ashes

The Real David Cameron

Phil Beadle

Juliet Robertson

Andy Vass

Claire Gadsby

Julie Rees

Martin Illingworth & Mikey Markham

Floyd Woodrow


Bennie Kara

Happiness, Resilience, Results - In That Order

Getting Growth Mindset Right

Managing Your Workload Without Losing your Mind

Leadership of Change and Knowing Which Plates to Break

Metacognition for Muppets

Health, Well-Being and Teaching Outside

Making Conversations Matter

Reclaim Your Weekends - Labour Saving Assessment for All

The Art of Stressless Headship - It Can Be Done

Young People, Real Talent and the Future of School

Finding North - Lessons in Ethical Leadership

Aureus School - Creating a Values-Based Education from 2-16

Aureus School - How White Is Your School?


Workshops Two and Four Choices:


Shaun Dellenty

David Hodgson

Gill Kelly

Mark Creasy

Simon Cooper-Hind

Ian Taylor

Crista Hazell

Will Ryan

Roy Leighton

Jonathan Lear

Matthew McFall

Julie Hunter

Celebrating Difference (and Rejecting Indifference)

What Great Teachers Do

Turning Difficult Moments Into Golden Opportunities

How Cross-Curricular Learning Sets Children (and Their Teachers) Free

Leadership and the Power of Asking the Right Questions

Getting it Right(er) in the Classroom

Naked Teaching - You Know You Want To!

Dare to be Different - Headship Your Way

Lessons from Hamlet: the Art and Science of Being Human

Creativity, Independent Learning and the Awkward Banana

How to Open Your Own Cabinet of Curiosities - and Why

Aureus School - Proactive Mindfulness for Mental Strength


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Our office in lovely West Wales will then get in touch before you can say 'meddylwyr annibynnol'.