Summer term 2023 - termly primary headteacher meetings

Thursday 8th June 2023

The summer term Primary Headteacher meetings will be held this month on the following dates:

WEST           Wednesday 14th June   Manor Suite, Manor of Groves, Sawbridgeworth, CM21 0JU

SOUTH         Thursday 15th June     Greenwoods Hotel and Spa, Stock Rd, Stock, CM4 9BE

NORTH-EAST  Wednesday 21st June Colchester Football Stadium, United Way, Colchester, CO4 5UP

MID                Thursday 22nd June   The Lion Inn, Main Road, Boreham, CM3 3JA             

You are likely to want to attend your local meeting, but if the date doesn’t work for you please do attend any of the other meetings.

The EPHA slot at the meeting will include the area annual general meeting. Please see the nomination form below for your local representatives. The summer term newsletter will be circulated at the meeting, along with dates for EPHA meetings in the 2023/24 school year.

The LA update will include:

  • Director’s welcome and updates
  • Policy updates
  • School Communications update
  • LA School Improvement and traded offer 2023-2024
  • SEMH support offer update
  • LA Strategic Priorities 2023-2024

There will also be an introduction to the Essex Taskforce Year of Number.

In the afternoon Jo Barclay will run the termly safeguarding forum meeting – headteachers are very welcome to stay on and attend, and other staff from schools across the area will join the meeting. If you plan to attend the afternoon meeting, please make sure you have booked a place via the Education Essex online booking system

Last but not least, the minutes of the EPHA Executive meeting(s) held on 24th May are now available on the EPHA website. The links are:

EPHA Executive minutes

EPHA Executive meeting with LA Officers

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you need any more information about these or other EPHA matters at

I look forward to seeing you at the meetings.

Pam Langmead
EPHA Professional Officer

Pam Langmead