At the Central Region Schools Trust, we invest heavily in staff development and offer a range of conferences throughout the academic year; we offer two Early Career Teacher conferences, in November and in March annually; in addition, we offer leadership conferences and work closely with industry experts, such as, Dr Debra Kidd, Sue Cowley, Alistair Smith and David Barclay to support curriculum development and design. Further, we host subject conferences across primary and secondary annually, where all schools within our MAT, and beyond, come to our Assay base, to share collective planning and where specialist CPD for each curriculum area is matched to the needs of our trust and to our pupils.