Online Booking for Courses & Conferences

In 2016 – 2017 over 1400 IAPS members of staff attended our courses and conferences and each year we receive excellent feedback from delegates highlighting very high levels of satisfaction with the course content, topics covered and administration. We endeavour to provide and deliver value and quality at all our events.

You can also download a copy of our 2017-18 Courses and Conferences Brochure

  • Art: Creative Collage

    in London

    24 Apr 2018

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    This practical course can be undertaken by anyone and the knowledge gained from it adapted to teach or inspire independent learning with both boys and girls of varying ages.

  • Members' Induction (by invitation only)

    in Leamington Spa

    26 Apr 2018

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    Members will be introduced to the structure and organisation of IAPS, to give an insight into the work of HQ and the services on offer to members and their schools.

  • ICT: Where will Technology Take Us?

    in London

    04 May 2018

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    This will be an exciting and engaging day, looking at the use of mobile technology in the ICT classroom and across the curriculum. The programme will include presentations from Simon Hay (Firefly Learning), Jonathan Scott (experienced teacher and trainer), Sophie Brown (Barefoot Computing), Bob Allen (Assistant Head King Edward VI Prep, and Cal Leeming ......who, in a former life, was one of Britain's most prolific hackers!

  • Classics: Future Perfect - the Outlook for Classics

    in London

    09 May 2018

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    Reviewing the methods and materials used in prep schools for the Common Entrance and Scholarship exams and, how prep schools can best prepare pupils for the transition to senior schools.

  • Inspections

    in London

    10 May 2018

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    This course will look at relevant and topical concerns for schools and will be crucial in helping to ensure best practice is used. This course is intended for heads, governors, senior leaders and staff responsible for inspection procedures.

  • Librarian Conference: Ways of Promoting Reading

    in London

    14 May 2018

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    A practical training day for librarians, English teachers and all those involved in promoting and developing readers.

  • Science: Using iPads and ICT in Science

    in Leamington Spa

    15 May 2018

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    This course will provide an opportunity for science teachers to develop their use of iPads within the science classroom or laboratory. A variety of apps and techniques will be introduced, with time given to practice using them with confidence. The course will also reflect the differing needs of teachers, from those operating in a one-iPad classroom as well as those fortunate enough to enjoy a one-to-one environment.

  • Independent Minds Conference: stories, strategies and shared practice

    in London

    17 May 2018

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    Building on the success of Independent Minds Conference in 2016, our second conference will offer another fascinating opportunity for teachers to hear first-hand from schools about the approaches that they have found make a genuine difference to pupils’ achievement and personal development. With its focus once more on practical strategies to deepen learning, promote skilful thinking, foster a pro-challenge mindset and support the growth of intellectual character, this event explores the possibilities for teaching in a way that both raises performance and develops the mental, moral and social attributes increasingly essential for longer-term success and wellbeing.

  • English: Let's Do Poetry

    in Warwick

    22 May 2018

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    Do you want to put the fun and creativity back into writing? Do you want to feel inspired about writing imaginatively with your class? James Carter, one of the most high profile children's poets in the UK today, will lead an engaging and very practical course, giving teachers the tools, skills, mind-set and confidence to put poetry at the heart of the classroom and everyday learning.

  • Management Excellence for the Headteacher's PA

    in Warwick

    24 May 2018

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    The role of a Headteacher's PA is unique and has its own set of challenges (and delights!) During this interactive one-day workshop, delegates will have an opportunity to share best practice and learning with other Headteachers' PAs. Attendees will be invited to share their stories and experiences. There will be an emphasis on honing listening and questioning skills; recognising that PAs are often the "sounding board/confidante/go to" person when someone wants to share things, as well as managing your workload (to include prioritising your tasks, taking more control and responsibility, diary management).

  • Annual Deputy Heads and Directors of Studies Conference

    in London

    12 Jun 2018

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    Always a popular course, this year’s conference will provide another thought-provoking selection of speakers.

  • One Eye on the Future (a joint ITL and IAPS course)

    in London

    15 Jun 2018

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    Rewriting the curriculum to rescue the world; our current way of using the earth is not sustainable! We are reminded of this from newspaper headlines, daily news reports and apocalyptic dramas, yet many schools have not changed their curriculum or their way of working. Schools are in a unique position to make a positive change - both by informing the future generation of the potential outcome of their actions but also by ensuring the workings of the school are having a positive impact on their own environment.

  • IAPS Annual Heads' Conference 2018 (IAPS Member Heads Only)

    in Newport

    26 - 28 Sep 2018

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    Tomorrow's World; Global Citizens - We look forward to welcoming our Members Heads to the IAPS Annual Heads' Conference 2018. The Conference will be held at Celtic Manor Resort from Wednesday 26 September to Friday 28 September 2018.