Head Teacher of Oak Field School, Nottingham
Currently Head Teacher of Oak Field School, Nottingham.
45 years of working with children and adults with learning disabilities locally and nationally.
Champions the Arts for people with disabilities.
David S Stewart OBE DL is headteacher of Oak Field School (formerly Shepherd) in Nottingham, where he has taught for the last 36 years. He is director of the Nottingham Youth Theatre Inclusive Company, who have presented previously at the conference. A national speaker on SRE and pupils with SEN he has developed many resources with colleagues and students. He wrote the chapter on the history of special education in the 2015 Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties. A graduate in mediaeval history he is an honorary doctor of the University of Nottingham and a Deputy Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire.
“See it, Say it, Sort it!” – Education to support young people through puberty.
The session will involve issues of understanding and knowledge, appropriate behaviour, relationships and emotions. The importance of families and school working together will be discussed along with the issues for young people approaching adulthood.