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Day 4 - Thursday 10th March


Sally Cartwright - How Policewomen Are Making Communities Safer - Theatre
PC Sally Cartwright is a Schools and Intervention Officer for Nottinghamshire Police. She believes that achieving change in young people means we need to change the behaviour of professionals working directly with them. Everyone from the school teacher to the GP; from the police officer to the job advisor, needs the tools to be able to spot risk factors and ensure that support is put in place. Find out more about Sally's job role within her talk, where she will be covering cases in criminal damage, violence, cyber safety, and antisocial behaviour.


Inspiring The Entreprenurs of The Future - Bringing Young People Into The Exciting World of Business - Theatre
Grant Bowman is a Coach, Entrepreneur and Business Leader. He is a seasoned visionary leader and strategist who transfers and shares his knowledge and experience through training, facilitation and coaching. He operates at any level and is adept at engaging with all stakeholders. He has proven experience of working internationally for many government and commercial organisations and has a unique ability to engage and encourage those around him using his high levels of energy, drive and enthusiasm.


Sarah Maskell - Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging - Theatre
Sarah is the Director of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion at Guy's and St Thomas'​ NHS Foundation Trust. Previously, Sarah has worked for the RAF, ensuring equality and diversity is firmly on their radar.

For her efforts, Sarah has been recognised and rewarded with numerous awards. In 2015, she achieved Corporate Straight Ally and in 2016 she was awarded the Head of Diversity Award. She was also awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List.


David Carter - A Baking Masterclass - Theatre

David worked for 30 years as a solicitor in private practice, but fell in love with baking after his wife bought him a baking course at the School of Artisan Food.

In 2010-11 he returned to the School, this time to complete its new full-time Diploma in Artisan Food Production. He graduated, with Distinction, in July 2011. He was then asked to stay on to work full time at the School as its Baking Co-ordinator.

David will share his tips and secrets to making, looking after and using a sourdough starter.


Gordon Bettington - Lessons from a Royal Air Force Captain - CLT

Gordon Bettington graduated from Loughborough University with a First Class Honours in Industrial Design and Technology.  Having been awarded a Sixth Form Scholarship, Bursary and University Cadetship he joined the Royal Air Force as an Administrative (Secretarial) Officer in August 1995 and completed Initial Officer Training at RAFC Cranwell.  He then undertook his professional training at RAF Halton and was posted to the Joint Air Reconnaissance Intelligence Centre (JARIC) as the Officer Commanding General Duties Flight.  

He is currently Head of Reward for the Royal Air Force, based in the Ministry of Defence London.  He is an Alumni of the Windsor Leadership Trust, participated in the Exeter University Leadership Programme and has completed the RAF’s Senior Leadership Development Programme.

Not only does Group Captain Bettington have an impressive career, but he is also considered to be a talented balloon artist and has been seen twisting at various Summer Balls and children’s parties.

David Tate - Going once. Going Twice. Sold! - Theatre

David became a Chartered Surveyor in 1995 when he joined Mitchell and Slaney in Chesterfield and was quickly made a partner. The partnership merged with Bothams in 2000 to become one of the largest local firms of Chartered Surveyors in the area. He took over the property auctions department and grew this part of the business with significant success. In 2003 he bought the practice of John H Copeland & Co which later became Copelands. He significantly enhanced the auction department and developed property management, survey and valuation work. We wonder what he could be auctioning off to our Year 7 and 8s!


Find Your Future 2022 - Special Guest TBA