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Primary Headteachers' Conference - Thriving under pressure!

Event date: 05 October 2017 - 06 October 2017

Book your place at this year’s two-day residential conference at the Grand Hotel, Brighton from Monday 22nd May onwards.

This year’s conference will feature talks from:

  • Tracy Warner, Senior School Effectiveness Adviser at HfL
  • Julie Kemp, District School Effectiveness Adviser at HfL
  • Dr Bill Rogers, Education Consultant
  • Estelle Morris, Baroness Morris of Yardley, former Education Secretary and life peer
  • Paul Dix, Lead Trainer at Pivotal Education
  • Natasha Devon MBE, Writer, television pundit and co-founder of the Body Gossip education programme and the Self-Esteem Team
  • Andrew de Csilléry, Managing Director, HfL

Plus a presentation from Laughology and opportunities for delegates to reflect, plan, network and visit a selection of exhibitors prior to the evening’s conference dinner

Cost: £578 (this year the price includes two night’s accommodation on Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th October)

Book your place online at

For more information or help contact the Training and Events team on 01438 845111 or email quoting 17CON/003P

Additional pricing FAQs

Please note that this year's conference package includes 2 nights accommodation (Wednesday and Thursday).

Q - I would like to only stay one night, is this possible? A - Yes. The price will be adjusted to £460 on your invoice.

Q - Can I come to the conference as a day delegate only? A - Yes. The price will be adjusted to £342 on your invoice.

Q - Can I share a room with another Headteacher to save money? A - Yes. Please contact us with the details and we will provide you with an updated price.

Q - Can I book an extra night for the Friday and Saturday night? A - Yes, but please book directly through The Grand (T: +44 (0)1273 224300 E:

Please state your accommodation preference in the additional information section at the time of booking. If no preference is indicated we will book and charge for accommodation on Wednesday and Thursday.

To avoid disappointment, we suggest that you book early as rooms are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

HfL will be acting as booking agent on behalf of the attendees. HfL intend to apply the ‘billback’ arrangements agreed with HMRC as per Revenue & Customs Brief 21/10.