SAfE’s Annual Governance Conference 2024

Better Serving the Underserved

We are delighted to invite you to our flagship governor event to which we welcome over 100 participants in Surrey governance.

The conference provides an excellent opportunity to network with peers, share and gain new insights into school governance and celebrate the hard work of Surrey’s governors, trustees and governance professionals with our “Annual Governor Recognition Awards”.

2024 Keynote Speaker:

“Better Serving Underserved Leaners.”

Rachel Macfarlane – Lead Advisor for Underserved Learners at Herts for Learning Education.

Rachel will give keynote and lead a practical workshop focused on the role of governors and trustees in better serving the underserved learners in our schools.

The session will support delegates in exploring key questions:

  • Who are the underserved learners in your school? How do you know?
  • How great is your school for underserved learners? How do you know?
  • What data do you collect, what does it tell you and what do you do with it?
  • How can you support leaders in better serving all underserved learners?
  • What role should you play?

Governors and trustees will understand the imperative to improve outcomes for underserved children and young people, who do less well in Surrey then statistically similar areas.


4:30pm – 5:30pm: Networking and Buffet – join us for a pre-conference buffet and networking opportunity

5:30pm – Welcome by Maria Dawes, SAfE CEO

6:00pm – 7:30pm – Keynote Speaker Session with Rachel Macfarlane, HFL Education

7:30pm – 7:50pm – Governor Recognition Awards

8:00pm – Conference End

Places are FREE for governors and trustees but space is limited!

Book your place now via the following link!

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Event Details

Governor's Conference

Date: June 26, 2024

Start time: 16:30 BST

End time: 20:00 BST

Venue: Wotton House, Guildford Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6HS

Phone: 01483 749954