National School Chaplaincy Conference 2019
Wednesday 12th - Friday 14th June
Liverpool Hope University
Draft conference programme
Registration form
Conference location map
2017 Conference video
Keynote Speakers
Sam Wells
Religion and Society
Sam Wells is a priest of the Church of England. Since 2012, he has been the vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields and Visiting Professor of Christian Ethics at King’s College London.
John Patterson
Dr John Patterson is Principal of St Vincent's School for the visually impaired in Liverpool and Director of SightBox.
Jimmy McGovern

Jimmy McGovern is a Liverpool-born televison producer and screenwriter.
Mary Marshall
Where the Spirit leads
Dr Mary Marshall is fellow, tutor and Director of Studies at St Benet's Hall and Director of undergraduate studies for the faculty of Theology and Religion in the University of Oxford.
Bible Studies/Stories
Jo Bailey-Wells & Jasmine Devadarson
Body Image/Self-Esteem
Clare Rush
Chaplaincy Amidst the Malestrom
Mike Haslam
Charities Marketplace
CAFOD, Mary's Meals, JRS, Toilet Twining
Children on the Edge of Exclusion
Christie Spurling
Ethos and Preparing for OFSTED
Anne Davey & Barbara Easton
Gender Issues/Identity
Esther McIntosh
Getting People to Sing
Richard Hubbard
How to Be Chaplain to People of All Faiths or None
Ignatian Spirituality for Schools
Adrian Porter SJ
Mission and Evangelism
Jimmy Dale
Managing Difficult People
Roger Dawson SJ
Opening the Scriptures
Nick King SJ
Prayer Spaces in Schools
Tim Abbott
Building Suicide-Safer Schools
Ged Flynn
Responding to Tragedy Outside the School
Manchester Chaplains
Storytelling and Chaplaincy
Bob Hartman & Lucy More
Teenage Mental Health
Lindsay Collins
Using the Psalms - A Toolkit for Chaplains
Richard Peers
Working with other Organizations
Citizens UK
Young People's Spirituality
Mary Hawes
Opening Liturgy

led by John Arnold, Bishop of Salford


Presider: Stephen Conway, Bishop of Ely
Preacher: Jo Bailey-Wells, Bishop of Dorking


The closing worship of the conference - sent by the Spirit

Compline - Wednesday
Morning Prayer - Thursday - led by Nick King SJ
Evening Prayer - Thursday
Other Highlights
Riding Lights Theatre

will be performing on the first evening of the conference.

The View from the Bridge

Nigel Genders (Chief Education Officer for the Church of England) and Paul Barber (Director, Catholic Education Service) give an overview of the state of education in England and Wales in 2019.

Conference Dinner Centre for Chaplaincy in Education

The Centre for Chaplaincy in Education (CCE), a new professional venture and resource for school and college chaplains, will be launced at this conference.

The Tablet Signs4Schools St Beuno's Spirituality Centre McCrimmon Publishing Co.
Redemptorist Publications

Jesuit Missions

Prayer Book Society  
The National School Chaplaincy Conference, a bi-annual ecumenical conference for chaplains in education, is organized by a collaborative partnership
including Woodard Schools, SCALA, TISCA, Jesuit Schools and others.