(12) HMC/IDPE/AGBIS School Bursaries Conference (BMA House, London, 29 January 2020)

HMC, IDPE and AGBIS are committed to increasing bursary provision in independent schools and through our fourth School Bursaries Conference, we aim to both challenge and support the sector to embrace significant change and address both affordability and sustainability.

Description

Bookings may be made via the IDPE website here.

The HMC, IDPE and AGBIS School Bursaries Conference 

“Transforming the Lives of Young People”

 

 

9.30 – 10.00

 

 

Coffee and Registration

 

10.00 – 10.10

Welcome and opening remarks

 

Elisabeth Anderson, Director of Development, Bryanston School and conference Co-chair

Simon Jones, Director of Development, Manchester Grammar School and conference Co-chair

 

10.10 – 10.40

Session 1: Keynote speech- Robert Swannell CBE

 

10.40 – 11.15

 

 

Session 2: Panel session

 

Putting transformational bursaries and experiences at the heart of the school strategy

 

Speakers:

David Goodhew, Head, Latymer Upper School

Jaideep Barot, Headmaster, Bristol Grammar School

Other speakers to be confirmed

 

Chair:Kerry Wilson, Director of Development, Rugby School

 

11.15 – 11.30

Session 3: Speech from a bursary beneficiary

 

Speaker: Brett, Warminster School

 

Introduced by Mark Mortimer, Head, Bryanston School

11.30 – 12.00

Coffee

12.00 – 12.45

Session 4: Breakout sessions (1)  

  1. Fundraising: What’s working? Graham Pelton
  2. Turning strategy into tactics and operational approaches
  3. Marketing, pupil recruitment and admissions
  4. Pastoral care and focusing on the child
  5. Allocating bursary funding – deploying available finances to the best effect
  6. The Impact of school bursaries  
  7. Building networks and partnerships with local and/or state schools to deliver transformational experiences, Sarah Butterworth, Assistant Head and Community Partnerships Director, Highgate School  
  8. Managing your bursary data from applications to awards, Toucan Tech

 

 

12.45 – 13.45

Lunch

 

13.45 – 14:25

Session 5: Panel session

 

Financial planning, funding and strategy

 

Speakers:

Philip Britton MBE, Headmaster, Bolton School  

Samantha Price, Headmistress, Benenden School

Terence Perrin, Governor, Trinity School

Penny Rudge, Bursar, Wolverhampton Grammar School 

 

14:25 – 14:45

Session 6: Keynote speech – Nicki Mattin, Principal, Spires Academy

 


14:45 – 15:10

Tea

 

15:10 – 15:55

Session 7:  Breakout sessions (2)

 

Sessions as above

 

15:55 – 16:00

Move to the next session

16:00 – 16:30

Session 8: Keynote speech – Jon Aisbitt, Ex-Chairman of Man

 

16:30

 

Closing remarks and depart

 

Elisabeth Anderson, Director of Development, Bryanston School and conference Co-chair

Simon Jones, Director of Development, Manchester Grammar School and conference Co-chair