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Moving up to Headship Programme

08 November 2017 @ 13:15 - 16:30
Great news! Due to unexpected funding we are now able to reduce the cost of the programme to £400 per person. In light of this, we will extend the closing date for applications to Friday 3rd November 2017. Catalyst TSA and West Herts TSP are delighted to be working in partnership to deliver this substantial, well rounded programme for aspiring heads in Hertfordshire. The programme consists of sessions on key aspects of Headship, face-to-face training days, shadowing activities , NPQH application support, coaching opportunities and the opportunity to practice real life scenarios. Throughout the programme you will be supported by a range of professionals, including experienced and new local Headteachers. The programme is suitable for delegates from all phases and faith schools. Please register by Friday 19th October 2017



Times & Dates


Session 1

Introduction which includes action planning with your current Headteacher

1.15pm-4.30pm    Wednesday 8th November 2017

Knebworth House

Session 2

Managing Complex Change and Difficult Staff

9am - 4pm      Thursday 30th  November 2017

Knebworth House

Session 3

Essential skills for Headship

9am - 4pm  Wednesday 24th January 2018

Knebworth House

Session 4

Demystifying School Finance

9am - 4pm Thursday 22nd  February 2018

Knebworth House

Session 5

Putting it into Practice

9am - 4pm Thursday 22nd    March 2018

Knebworth House

Session 6

Resilience and Reflection

1.15pm - 4.30pm            Friday 27th April 2018

Knebworth House


Plus shadowing activities in another school for 2 x half days. Arranged at your convenience.

Places are limited so an early application, supported by your Headteacher, is advised.  Simply email admin@westhertsteachingschool.org.uk with a brief outline of why this programme is of interest.

The cost of the programme is £450, for 6 days.