Events

Welcome to NSN's event page.

You can filter the types of events you are interested in attending by using the categories on the right of this page.

All NSN events are free to attend unless stated otherwise. We send out confirmations 10 working days before all of our events.

If you have any events related enquiries or would like your event listed on these pages for free then please email events@newschoolsnetwork.org

If you attend one of our events or register for a surgery, please do register on our website.

July 2014

Free School applicant event

NSN Roadshow - Birmingham 24th July

24 July 2014 - 10:30am

These events are for anyone who is considering making a Free School application and wants to find out more about the process and NSN’s services.
 
The introductory training session will explain what Free Schools are, outline the first steps you need to take to start to build your team and develop a successful application, and give you information about how to apply for our Development Programme.
 
In the afternoon, you have an opportunity to book a 1-2-1 surgery with our advisers to talk through your Free School plans. 

 

Free School applicant event

NSN Roadshow - Birmingham 25th July

25 July 2014 - 10:30am

These events are for anyone who is considering making a Free School application and wants to find out more about the process and NSN’s services.
 
The introductory training session will explain what Free Schools are, outline the first steps you need to take to start to build your team and develop a successful application, and give you information about how to apply for our Development Programme.
 
In the afternoon, you have an opportunity to book a 1-2-1 surgery with our advisers to talk through your Free School plans. 

Register for your place here!

September 2014

Innovation in Free Schools and Academies

15 September 2014 - 9:30am

A day conference based at the fabulous Northern Design Centre where anyone connected with Free Schools and Academies can meet to see, hear, discuss, debate, question and determine aspects of innovation and how it can impact upon students' learning experiences at school.

This event is being run by an external organisation. For booking information please follow this link.

Approved/Open school event

Advanced Workshops for Free Schools

15 September 2014 - 5:00pm

Whether congratulations are in order or you are anxiously awaiting your decision from the DfE, we would like to invite you to an evening of free training covering some of the key issues you are likely to encounter in the pre-opening phase.

The workshops will be led by education-specialist solicitors from Bates Wells Braithwaite, in addition to finance and project management experts. There will be an opportunity to ask general questions about school and company matters throughout the evening and to meet representatives from open free schools.

This event is run by Bates Wells Brathwaite. For more information and a booking form, please visit their website here.

October 2014

IAA Autum National Conference

9 October 2014 - 9:45am

IAA Autumn National Conference and Best Practice Awards 2014.

  • Learn from those in the know about the likely implications of the general election for you and your academy
  • Hear from one of the new Regional Schools Commissioners about their role and what it means for you
  • Engage in unparalleled opportunities to network: both with experienced, successful leaders and with those who will challenge your thinking with next practice in teaching methods that deliver results
  • Have your say – debate and further shape the IAA policy position and our pre-election lobbying agenda.

For booking information please visit here.