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Primary school teachers from the Loughborough Primary Hub can attend these four bespoke CPD days:

Day 1: Tuesday 23rd November 2021
Day 2: Wednesday 23rd February 2022
Day 3: Friday 29th April 2022
Day 4: Date to be confirmed

Please note that the cost per delegate for Day 2 is £15 which will be invoiced by Robert Bakewell after the course. Day 3 and 4 costs are to be confirmed.

  • Loughborough Primary Hub Venue:
  • Robert Bakewell Primary School, Barsby Dr, Loughborough, LE11 5UJ

We will be running Virtual Primary Hub sessions in the Spring and Summer Term

Geography Virtual Primary Hub will take place on Thursday 5th May, 15:45-17:30, via Zoom

The following Loughborough Primary Hub dates can now be booked:

Cost per delegate is £15, to be invoiced by Robert Bakewell after the course

Wednesday 23rd February 2022, 10:00-16:00


The day will be led by Ryan Ball, D&T Association 

Ryan has been a D&T teacher for 17 years, teaching in the U.K., Middle East and Malaysia. He has taught students from age 7 to 18, with his students winning awards for the highest marks in the country and world. He has presented at various educational conferences in Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Madrid. He is an Ofqual consultant, previous F1 in Schools' In-country coordinator and world finalist, D&T author and Autodesk trainer and content writer. He now works full-time for the D&T Association.


Friday 29th April 2022, 10:00-16:00


With James Slimings

James Slimings is a PhD candidate at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He is currently Director of Music at The Robin Chapel and conducts Glasgow Cathedral Choral Society. As RCS Choral Coordinator, he is instrumental in the delivery of ensemble provision. He has curated collaborations with the RCS Chamber Choir and conduced RCS VOICES on numerous occasions. He also teaches ensemble skills and supervises academic writing up to master’s level. With the Alexander Gibson Opera School, James was Assistant Conductor and Chorus Master of Dead Man Walking. He has also Chorus Mastered Street Scene, Die Fledermaus, Ūhte and Miraculous Mandarin.


Date TBC

Early Reading

Details and speakers to be announced soon!


As a Primary Hub, there is a free place for a headteacher within your Hub on the Primary Leadership Conference.

Fanhams Hall, Fanhams Hall Road, Ware, SG12 7PZ

Mon 31 January 2022, 09:00 - Tue 01 February 2022, 15:00

What to expect

  • Engage in talks and presentations from esteemed speakers
  • Participate in seminars led by experienced school leaders
  • Discuss and explore school leadership approaches
  • Build lasting connections with passionate headteachers
  • All accommodation, food and materials included


Promote and support inspirational subject teaching and foster a passion for learning in your school

Explore innovative approaches to curriculum design and put teaching and learning at the heart of your school

Build a positive narrative with a new mindset and an optimistic look towards the future