(20) Conference for Day Housemasters and Housemistresses (Whitgift School, Croydon, 5 February 2019)

NB: please note the date of this course is 05 February 2019, not 12 February as shown on some earlier printed communications


9.30 - 10:00

Arrival, registration and coffee

10:00 – 10.05

Welcome and introduction

Stephen Coyne, Independent Consultant and Retired HMC Head

10:05 – 11:05

Session 1: How to prepare our pupils for the future

Chris Ramsey, Headmaster of Whitgift School and Co-chair of the HMC/GSA Universities Sub-committee

11:05 – 11:25



11:25 – 12:25

Session 2: The effects of digital and social media on teenage wellbeing and performance

Nicola Morgan, international expert on adolescence and award-winning author of books such as Blame My Brain and The Teenage Guide to Life Online


12:30 – 13:30


13:30 – 14:30

Session 3: Supporting pupils with self-harm and suicidal thoughts

Dr Bianca Finger-Berry, 

(Doctorate in Education, Masters in Advanced Social Work, EMDR Therapist) 

14:30 – 14:50


14:50 – 15:50

Session 4: Restorative Approaches: the intelligent option for behaviour management

Maria Arpa, Chief Executive of the Centre for Peaceful Solutions



15:50 – 15:55

Closing remarks and depart

Stephen Coyne, Independent Consultant and Retired HMC Head