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The School Business Manager (SBM) network will offer business managers an opportunity to access professional development focused specifically on their role and facilitated by an independent expertPhilippa Ollerhead – along with the opportunity to network with colleagues.

Date: Tuesday 1st October 2019

Venue: St John’s Primary School, Mortimer Road, Kenilworth,  CV8 1FS

Car parking: there is very limited on-site parking so please park considerately on the roads around the school.

Time: 09:30-12:00

Event Overview:

All sessions will begin with an update for Business Managers focussing on DfE, Ofsted and ESFA latest information.

Following up on the work carried out across the network during 2018-19, during this session we will support Business Managers to evaluate their SLA contracts and build a list of preferred suppliers.  We will look at how we can access best value contracts, by negotiating locally, as a group of schools working in collaboration. 

We will also discuss and evaluate services in areas such as communications, grounds and maintenance to find best value solutions for the schools within the collaboration.

Facilitator Profile:

Philippa Ollerhead is the Education Services Director for Judicium Education. She has 22 years experience in education, with 16 years at senior leadership level. As a highly experienced trainer & adviser, she has particular expertise in teaching & learning, leadership & management and pre- & post-OFSTED support. Philippa is also experienced at leading & managing whole organisation pastoral care, human resources & finance. Philippa is a training provider for the National Association of Headteachers & the National Association of School Business Managers.


If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact us on 02476 347697 or email: info@gatewayalliance.co.uk

St John’s Primary School and Nursery Mortimer Road
Kenilworth,WarwickshireCV8 1FSUnited Kingdom

Who's Attending

13 people are attending School Business Manager Network – Autumn 2019 SOUTH/CENTRAL

  • Fiona Caddick
  • Christian Hilton
  • Karen Hallard
  • louise Bailey
  • Jane Price
  • Jo Pound
  • Annie McAteer
  • Anne Woodley
  • Adele Bull
  • Stephanie Ferries
  • Jo Burn
  • Rebecca Harrison
  • Clair Willies