North West

Sat 18 March 2017
09:30am – 1:15pm

Aintree Racecourse
Ormskirk Road
L9 5AS

  • 9:30 Registration, coffee, tea and pastries (room will be open from 9:00)
  • 9:45 Introduction to the day by ‪#‎OBC‬
  • 10:00 presentation from Ofsted – “Inspection and Compliance”
  • 10:30 presentation of Sector issues – “perfect storm” by #OBC
  • 11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:30 Key Note speaker – Alice Sharp – “Language rich and physicality 0-5 years” (Professional, paid for Early Years Speaker as per vote at last OBC meeting, £3 per person added to ticket price to cover cost – hence the ticket price now £15 not £12)
  • 12:45 Open Mic Questions and Answers session with Ofsted and the OBC steering Committee
  • 13:15 Agenda Close, chance for Networking prior to departure (You are welcome to bring a packed lunch)

Cost: £15.00


Saturday, 19 September 2015 from 09:30 to 13:30 (BST)

Best Western Park Hall Hotel, Charnock Richard, Preston, PR7 5LP, United Kingdom

9:30 Registration, coffee, tea and pastries (room will be open from 9:15)

9:45 Introduction, Review by #OBC Chairperson

10:00 Presentation from Ofsted  led by Kath Townsley, Senior NW Early Years HMI from Ofsted. Topics to include;

– CIF (Common Inspection Framework)

– EYPP (Early Years Pupil Premium)

– British Values and what is means in your setting

11:15 Coffee Break

11:30 Presentation by #OBC Steering Group, Topics to include;

– “Teaching” like the term or not, we dont need to be afraid of it, we do it all day every day

– Ideas on how to use your half day’s notice effectively from a provider that been through it

12:00 Open Mic Q&A Session with Ofsted and the Steering Group

13:00 Agenda Close, chance for Coffee & Networking prior to departure (You are welcome to bring a packed lunch)

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