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Boarding staff appraisals

November 6 @ 12:00 - 13:00

  • Date: November 06, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 – 13:00
  • Cost: TIOB Member Rate – £90, TIOB Additional Full Member Fee: £45 Non-member Rate – £180
  • Audience: Deputy Heads, Assistant Heads, Heads of boarding, Houseparents, Assistant houseparents.
  • Platform: Zoom (online) – webinar

Course Outline:

Appraisals are a key part of the school year. Whether you are the appraisee or appraiser, getting it right is crucial. Our webinar is designed to equip boarding staff with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct fair and effective appraisals and consider what happens when we are being appraised.

Learning outcomes:

  • Benefits and opportunities of appraisals
  • Consider our own response to appraisals
  • How to prepare for appraisals.



Paddy Rocket, Head of Middle School Boarding, Teacher of Biology & Physics

Paddy Rockett is the Head of Middle School Boarding/Housemaster at Reed’s School in Surrey. Paddy has been through the Pastoral Care module and Boarding Management module run by the BSA and is currently completing his Masters in Residential Education with the University of Buckingham. His current area of research is focussed on the development of life skills in boarding houses and the development a national programme for life skills development.

Previously, Paddy was a lead  in the “Broadening the Curriculum” strategy of the University of Limerick designing a social responsibility module undertaken by first year students. As a Biology teacher he is interested in the use of VR and AR in the teaching of Science. He is also in interested in Pastoral care, the development of Boarding nationally and internationally and social mobility.


November 6
12:00 - 13:00
Event Category:


TIOB – The Institute of Boarding