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This event is suitable for Ealing maintained schools and all other schools
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Event description Ealing Learning Partnership Leadership Conference
Locality matters: Getting the best from our partnership

Venue: Burnham Beeches Hotel, Grove Road, Taplow, SL1 8DP, United Kingdom

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Day 1 - Thursday 21 March 2024

Mary Myatt – Keynote Mary has written extensively about leadership, school improvement and the curriculum. From ‘High Challenge, Low Threat’ to ‘Back on Track’ and more recently her ‘Huh’ series on the curriculum.

Professor Toby Greany will introduce a model of locality system leadership that we are pioneering in Ealing, followed by facilitated table discussions to develop this approach.

Day 2 – Friday 22 March 2024

Rachel MacFarlane and Evelyn Forde MBE session on the importance of achieving structural race equity, based on Rachel’s book ‘Unity in Diversity’.

Evelyn Forde MBE  has been in the profession for over 20 years, an ASCL council member and founding chair of the ASCL BAME Leaders' Network.

In November 2020, Evelyn won the coveted TES Headteacher of the Year award and received an MBE in the 2021 New Year’s Honours list for services to education.   

Rachel McFarlane is the lead adviser for underserved learners. Previously Director of Education Services, Rachel was the strategic lead for all education services to schools across all phases.

Headteacher of three schools over a 16 year period,  Rachel has led school improvement programmes and system leadership in primary and secondary phases. She was a Director of the London Leadership Strategy.

Sinead McBrearty, CEO of the charity Education Support will advocate for a systemic approach to wellbeing for the education workforce.


  •  Facilitated activity with outputs 

  •  Live conference artist

  •  Buffet lunch on both days

  •  3 course evening meal

  •  Pre-dinner reception drinks sponsored by NAHT

  •  After dinner entertainment and networking

Conference content subject to changes

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ELP member costs per delegate:

 21 March 2024 only, ELP Member £200 +VAT, Non ELP Member £260 + VAT

 22 March 2024 only, ELP Member £200 +VAT, Non ELP Member £260 + VAT

 21-22 March 2024, two days ELP Member £300 + VAT, Non ELP Member £420 + VAT

 21-22 March 2024, with dinner ELP Member £320 +VAT, Non ELP Member £465 + VAT

21-22 March 2024, with dinner and overnight stay on 21 March, breakfast included ELP Member £460 + VAT, Non ELP Member £560 + VAT

21-22 March 2024 with one dinner and two overnight stays on 20-21 March 2024, breakfast included ELP Member £600 + VAT, Non ELP Member £700 + VAT

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Burnham Beeches Hotel located on ten acres of beautiful gardens amidst the scenic landscapes of Buckinghamshire countryside. 
Training objectives  
Target Group  
Key stages
EYFS image KS1 image KS2 image KS3 image KS4 image Post 16 image 
Subject areas Leadership and management
Target audience Headteachers
OFSTED areas
Professional Standards
Admin contact Maleekha Khan (
Event Commissioner - Ealing Learning Partnership (
Course Costs See event description
Start date Thursday 21 March 2024
Times 09:00 - 16:30
Number of sessions This event has 2 sessions. Click here to view session information.