8.30am - Registration, the Marketplace, tea & coffee
9.20am - Welcome and Introductions from the CAPH Chair
9.30am - Keeping Hope Alive: How successful school leaders keep themselves and others connected to their vision, passion and purpose.
Viv Grant – Director of Integrity Coaching
The presentation will draw on the lessons Viv has learnt as an Executive coach for Head teachers. Viv will share insights into the personal qualities that school leaders need to adopt to maintain healthy relationships with themselves and others. Her talk will illustrate how attention to our deeper needs as human beings, can help to create school cultures in which all flourish.
11.00am - Refreshments and the Marketplace
11.30am - Managing Cancer in the Workplace
Liz Egan, Working through Cancer Programme Lead, Macmillan Cancer Support
Liz will share insights into the national picture of people living with cancer in the workplace. She will discuss the importance of employees living with cancer being able to stay in the workplace, the potential barriers to this, and some practical advice for schools in supporting their employees.
12.15pm - Schools Advisory Service Wellbeing Support
12.30 - Lunch and the Marketplace
1.45pm - Workshops
2.30pm - changeover - Workshop sessions repeated
3.15pm - Closing remarks & Finish
Recent feedback from Viv Grant's presentation to the Essex Primary Heads Conference
“Viv Grant – OMG! So inspiring – I need her book.”
“Thank you very much. Viv Grant’s speech was very touching and I could relate to it so much.”
“Viv Grant – beyond excellent. INSPIRING and much needed.”
Workshop 1 Mental Wellbeing/Resilience/Mental Distress First Aid
Delivered by Karen Oldham-Waring, Director of Sunflower Training & Consultancy
The essentials of why mental wellbeing and resilience are necessary within the workplace and how this positively impacts both staff and students.
Why we need a resilient workforce and a brief outline of how to build resilience.
What Mental Distress First Aid involves, why it’s necessary to have trained MDFA’ers within the workforce and the positive impact it has on both staff and students.
Workshop 2 Staff Wellbeing in Education
Wellbeing in MATs - Providing an insight into how to embed an effective wellbeing programme into an expanding MAT and the associated impact and reward. Delivered by Roger Green, Director of Wellbeing & Lucy Wright, HR & Wellbeing Manager, Aspire Academy Trust
Wellbeing Champions – Providing an update on the Wellbeing Champion schools programme and some useful case studies on how other schools have implemented wellbeing initiatives. Delivered by Karen Keast, School Workforce Health & Wellbeing Coordinator, Cornwall Council
Workshop 3 Sleep Well
Delivered by Kevin Simpson, Psychologist, CEO, Resilience Zone
Sleep deprivation – a national challenge?
Key issues in sleep recovery:
Resources – information and resources to follow up the content covered
Workshop 4 Laughing workshop
Delivered by Katie White, The Best Medicine
In this workshop participants will learn how laughter can be used as an effective coping strategy for stress. We will try some simple exercises, play a couple of interactive games and learn some laughing techniques that can be applied at work or home. The workshop will be interactive but informative; touching upon what happens in the brain and body when we laugh and how we can use this to our advantage.