This course has been designed to enable Diocesan Headteachers to develop their understanding of the role of the Catholic school within the mission of the Church, to gain insight into the complexities of headship in a Catholic institution and understand how the Diocese supports them in their work.

Five sessions will run from September 2022 to June 2023; each session taking place per half term between 15:15 – 17:00 in the Conference Hall at Cathedral House, Brentwood. Except on 9th March 2023 which will be online.

The remaining scheduled dates are as follows:

  • 27th April 2023;
  • 29th June 2023

This course is free to attend, but registrations are now closed. For information on participating in the next academic year, please contact [email protected]


Session 3 – Managing Challenges in a Catholic Context

  • Leading change. Holding difficult conversations/managing challenging circumstances. Informal and formal procedures (including CES guidance).