Dumpton Talks 

As a community at Dumpton we often host talks from fantastic visiting speakers and from within our staff body, all aimed at shining a light on different elements of parenting, and sharing wisdom and insight about how best to bring up our children in a modern world.

Whether you are a prospective, current or former parent, Old Dumptonian, past or present member of staff or a friend of the school, we all share a common bond in our community and we welcome you to join us. If you would like to hear more please contact headspa@dumpton.com

Some talks this year include 'Healthy Habits for Healthy Mind', 'The Psychology of Motivation and Resilience in Children', 'Parents Tweens and Teens', 'Bored and Brilliant: free the mind from technology to ignite creativity' and 'What being a premiership football manager has taught me about preparing children for life'. Please see our event schedule below for more information and the form to book.

Events for 2023/24

Autumn Term   

Friday 29th September

8.30am - 9.30am

'Supporting Your Child's Reading Through Phonics' with Reception Teacher Mrs Al-Masri in our Recital Hall, Performing Arts building.

Monday 2nd October

7.30pm - 9pm

'Neurodiversity' with Fintan O'Regan, Neurodiversity and ADHD Specialist in our Assembly Hall. 
Spring Term  

Monday 19th February


'Good habits give good outcomes' with Melissa Clinton, Head of Wellbeing at Canford School. 

Tuesday 20th February 

8:30am - 9:30am

'Bored and brilliant:free the mind from technology to ignite creativity' with Harriet Perrett, Assistant Head (Middle Years) at Clayesmore School.

Wednesday 21st February 

8:30am - 9:30am

'What my career in football has taught me about bringing up children' with Tony Pulis, former Premiership football manager and player.

Thursday 22nd February

8:30am - 9:30am

'The Psychology of Motivation and Resilience in Children' with Dr Alisha Azzopardi.

Friday 23rd February 

8:30am - 9:30am

'Parenting Tweens and Teens' with Dr Preetpal S Bachra, Deputy Head- Pupil Development at Bryanston.

Friday 1st March

8.30am - 9:30am

'A Bright New World' with Cindy Forde, Author, Activist and Entrepreneur. 
Summer Term  
2024 TBC                      


Dumpton Talks Form


Dumpton Headmaster Christian Saenger Talks 'Building a socially and emotionally intelligent school' at the Education Summit, Bryanston School.