SFCA runs a programme of events throughout the year. Members are invited to attend conferences and workshops, which provide opportunities to hear about and discuss key developments in the 16 - 19 sector, hear from inspiring keynote speakers and network with peers from across the UK. 
Upcoming Events

Ofsted Conference: 8th October 2019, London

CIF Workshop: 5th November 2019, London

Established Principals Symposium: session 1: 18th November 2019 session 2: 25th February 2020, London

Curriculum Conference: 28th November 2019, Birmingham  

Winter Conference & AGM: 15th January 2020, London

Clerks Conference: 29th January 2020, venue TBC

Academy Workshop: 11th February 2020, venue TBC

Data Conference: 27th March 2020, venue TBC - Middle Leaders

Funding and Finance Conference: 12th March 2020, venue TBC

Summer Conference and Annual Awards Dinner: 17th - 18th June 2020, Nottingham

SFCA National Arts Exhibition: date TBC, Alexandra Palace


Leadership Development programme: 15th & 16th October 2019, 4th and 5th December 2019, 4th & 5th February 2020, 13rd & 14th May 2020, 1st & 2nd July 2020

HR/Employment law: seminar 1: TBC seminar 2: TBC, seminar 3: TBC, seminar 4: TBC


Sponsorship Opportunities 

If your organisation is interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at an SFCA event, please contact Jonathan Isaacs - 020 3824 0468

Forthcoming Events

5th Nov 2019

SFCA will be working with Arcadis, leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets, to provide guidance on the best strategy when applying for the Condition Improvement Fund.

Event details
Date:5th Nov 2019
Venue:Arcadis House, Kings Cross, London
Price:70.00 (Excluding VAT)
18th Nov 2019

These two one-day events will bring together experienced principals in sixth form colleges across the country. Delegates will have the chance to engage in reflection, share ideas, challenges and solutions, and refresh their thinking about the theories of leadership and their application.

Event details
Date:18th Nov 2019
Venue:Stone King London Office
Price:390.00 (Excluding VAT)
28th Nov 2019

The annual Curriculum conference will blend expert keynote speakers and opportunities to hear from colleges in a rondevaal format. This one-day conference is suitable for principals, senior leaders and all those with responsibility for the curriculum.

Event details
Date:28th Nov 2019
Venue:Joseph Chamberlain College, 1 Belgrave Road, Birmingham B12 9FF
Price:195.00 (Excluding VAT)
15th Jan 2020

Members of SFCA are invited to engage in the Annual General Meeting of their Association, as part of the Winter Conference. The usual array of policy-makers and influential thinkers will be sharing their expertise and insights, and there will be opportunities to discuss the key topics of the day with fellow college leaders and governors.

Event details
Date:15th Jan 2020
Venue:Friends House
Price:210.00 (Excluding VAT)
29th Jan 2020
Event details
Date:29th Jan 2020
Price:195.00 (Excluding VAT)
11th Feb 2020

A one-day workshop for academy leaders to share experiences, ideas, problems, solutions and resources with each other and to develop a network that can sustain them on the journey ahead.

Event details
Date:11th Feb 2020
Price:90.00 (Excluding VAT)
17th Jun 2020

This is the sector’s premier annual event, at which key figures in education will share their insights; exceptional practitioners will showcase their initiatives; the collective bargaining position will be established; the annual awards will be made; and extensive opportunities for professional and social networking will be enjoyed.

Event details
Date:17th Jun 2020
Venue:Beeston Lane, Nottingham, NG7 2RJ
Price:0.00 (Excluding VAT)
25th Jun 2020

Following the huge success of the first SFCA National Arts Exhibition: Cloud Land, with the support of Haringey Sixth Form College and Haringey Council, we are delighted to announce the launch of the next 2020 exhibition: Concrete Experience.

Event details
Date:25th Jun 2020
Venue:Alexandra Palace, London
Price:300.00 (Excluding VAT)