PSHE Association Autumn Conference 2021

About This Conference

Welcome to the PSHE Association Autumn Conference 2021! Click on each session in the "Conference Sessions" section below to join just before the start time!

This is a huge year for PSHE education! Statutory RSHE gives schools more power than ever to ensure the curriculum supports safe, healthy children and young people. And we’re here to help with our autumn online conference covering the latest advice, resources and guidance.

Book your place now and join many others in enjoying interactive workshops and thought-provoking keynotes with practical support and the latest best practice. This event is for PSHE Association members only, so please check your membership status or sign up before booking

Our keynote speakers will bring you the latest PSHE education news and best practice. They include:

Roary Pownall HMI, will discuss the latest Ofsted expectations regarding PSHE education, including RSHE, and implications of its review into sexual harassment in schools.

Dr Jenny Lloyd from Durham University, who works within the Contextual Safeguarding team, will discuss barriers and enablers to addressing harmful sexual behaviour in schools.

Dr Lizzie Wortley from the Association for Young People's Health will share the latest data on young people's health and insights on how to use health data for curriculum planning.

Our Deputy CEO Jenny Barksfield will discuss our latest work, including new consent guidance, new website and our exciting plans to support you during the year ahead and beyond.

And our CEO Jono Baggaley will be considering the future of PSHE in this momentous year for the subject.

Our conferences are lively affairs – with hundreds of PSHE leads, teachers and other professionals coming together on the day. Delegates at previous online conferences said:

"Superbly professional, practical, thought-provoking and confidence building."

"One of the best training events I have ever attended . . . It was powerful and empowering"

"I didn’t expect to feel so connected to the speakers and the PSHE community out there".

"A fabulous, accessible conference which has ignited a passion to get started as PSHE lead in my school"

We’re running a wide range of workshops on diverse topics, including statutory Health Education, consent, sexual harassment, RSHE for pupils with SEND and support for those new to PSHE leadership. Choose two from our 8 workshop options to attend on the day. Find out more info about each workshop by clicking on the sessions below.

This event is available exclusively to PSHE Association members. Please double check you have a current membership or your place will not be secured. If you’re not already part of our community you can become a member now, and gain access to all of our resources and guidance, as well as support from our team of Subject Specialists. As a charity, membership fees go towards continuously building our support offer for teachers and schools.

Date: Thursday 11 November 2021

Time: 9:30 – 13:00 BST

Cost: £95.00 for PSHE Association Members

Conference Sessions:
  • 9:30 – 10:10
    Introduction from PSHE Association Deputy CEO and Ofsted Keynote
    Our Deputy CEO, Jenny Barksfield, will introduce the conference and discuss ...
  • 10:15 – 11:00
    Workshop 1: Supporting pupils with SEND to access the RSHE curriculum
  • 10:15 – 11:00
    Workshop 2: Statutory Health Education: physical health & balanced lifestyles (KS1&2)
  • 10:15 – 11:00
    Workshop 3: Statutory Health Education: physical health & balanced lifestyles (KS3&4)
  • 10:15 – 11:00
    Workshop 4: Hit the ground running: guidance for new PSHE leads (Cross-phase)
  • 11:15 – 11:35
    Keynote: Dr Jenny Lloyd
    Dr Jenny Lloyd will introduce research exploring the enablers and barriers to...
  • 11:40 – 12:25
    Workshop 5: Addressing sexual harassment through PSHE education (Cross-phase)
  • 11:40 – 12:25
    Workshop 6: How do we teach about consent? (KS1&2)
  • 11:40 – 12:25
    Workshop 7: How do we teach about consent? (KS3&4)
  • 11:40 – 12:25
    Workshop 8: Hit the ground running: guidance for new PSHE leads (Cross-phase)
  • 12:30 – 13:00.
    Closing Keynotes: AYPH, and PSHE Association Chief Executive Jonathan Baggaley
    <strong>Dr Lizzie Wortley</strong> from the <strong>Association for Young Peo...