Challenge of Headship

After much consideration and discussion, in light of the current climate, we have regrettably decided to defer this course until 2021.

Due to Covid-19, some dates may differ from our printed booklet. Our 20% discount remains for every extra place booked on the same course/programme.
Thank you for the clarity and honesty - this was time well spent and moved my thinking forward. Really good food for thought and very insightful. I thought all these points made me reflect on important parts of school life and it helped me to reaffirm what I am doing, correct where I’m getting it wrong and give ideas of possible future vision/pathways.

Covering a wide selection of topics including Strategic Improvement, Curriculum, SEND, Safeguarding & Mental Health, CE Schools & SIAMsHR and Data Protection, our short courses offer high quality professional development coupled with exceptional value for money. As with our Leadership, NQT Training and Teaching RE programmes, all are specialist led and incorporate current recommendations and accepted good practice to ensure stimulating and inspiring sessions for all participants.

In this programme, participants will develop the skills and knowledge needed to lead a successful school and have the opportunity to share day-to-day experiences with other participants and experienced headteachers. In addition to the six training days, participants will have the valuable experience to work-shadow a headteacher in their chosen context.

A range of themes will be covered, including:

Strategic Focus

Creating & building a strategic vision
Leading schools in the future.

Leading the Team

Recruiting & building your team.
Ensuring high performance.

Finance & Planning

Financial monitoring & budgeting.
Self-evaluation & school improvement planning.

Working with people

Learning to deal with resistance, having difficult conversations, HR scenarios, coaching & mentoring.

Buildings & safety

Ensuring whole school safety.
Developing a successful CE school inc SIAMS, RE & Collective Worship.

Looking ahead

Excellence in all aspects of school life.
Building partnerships & relationships with stakeholders & external bodies.

Sorry! There are no courses within this category available at this time.

  • Our courses and programmes are delivered at our Central London location in Causton Street, SW1.
  • Conducted in modern, bright open-spaced rooms, there is access to AV equipment & wifi, if needed.
  • Kindly note that we can typically accommodate between 25-35 attendees for each course or programme.
  • We are located in the London Congestion and ULEZ zone and parking in the surrounding area is limited and strictly controlled.
  • As we are unable to offer private parking at our premises, we would recommend travelling by public transport, or on foot.
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  • During the Covid-19 restrictions, we will deliver some of our previously postponed courses via an online platform. Log-in details will be emailed once your course place has been confirmed.
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