Church School Leadership


This programme is designed to complement participants undertaking NPQH in preparation to lead in Church of England schools.


The programme will benefit those who are:

  • aspiring to Headship;
  • wishing to connect with other aspiring leaders and church schools;
  • committed to excellence and flourishing;
  • looking for change and challenge.

Programme dates and structure

  • Session 1:  Called – exploring vision and leadership, Tuesday 16 October, Diocese of York
  • Session 2: Connected – placement opportunity in a church school, Dates and location TBC
  • Session 3: Committed – developing flourishing school communities, Friday 15 March, Bishopthorpe Palace (to include practical support to aid you in applying for Church School leadership opportunities.)

Course facts

Who is it for?

Aspiring and current Headteachers of both Primary and Secondary Schools.




York Diocese, Bishopthorpe Palace and one placement TBC.

Programme structure

3 full days (1 per term).

Cost and application

The cost for the course is £100 for SLA / Non SLA & Community Schools, (includes lunch for day 1 & 3).

To book a place please visit this Eventbrite page:

Course flyer

Please download a copy of the course flyer here and distribute among your networks.

Aspiring Leaders Course Flyer 18/19

Further information

Get in touch

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Where we are

Manor Church of England Academy, York, YO26 6PA.