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The Church of England Professional Qualification for Headship provides a unique opportunity to grow as a leader.

Rooted in the Church’s vision for education, this programme provides rigorous preparation for leading a school for the first time, or getting ready to take on a new challenge.

The programme will provide scope for deep thinking, application, improvisation and creativity for all in the school community. As a leader of a Church of England school or somebody whose practice and leadership resonate with Christian values, we want you to experience “life in all its fullness” (John, 10:10) and enable your staff and children to do the same.

The CofEPQH has been designed in line with the requirements for the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH). Through residential learning events, action learning, mentoring, webinars, and an extended school visit, our programme will ensure you successfully complete this qualification. 

Through this programme you will strengthen your leadership capability. Specifically, you will increase your confidence to:

  1. Know yourself as a Leader
  2. Create a culture of Excellence
  3. Lead teams with Dignity and Respect
  4. Be a Community Builder
  5. Enable children to Build Character
  6. Build your Organisation

See what last year's participants said about the programme by viewing our CofEPQH film here

For full details of the programme, please download the resources below:

To then make your application, please download and complete the Application Form below and submit according the guidelines by 21st January 2018.