Developing Church of England Education

Southwark Diocesan Head Teachers' Association (SDHTA)

The SDHTA aims to provide:

  • spiritual, mutual and social support for headteachers, deputy headteachers and assistant headteachers of Church of England schools within the Diocese
  • a forum for discussion of issues particularly relevant to Church of England schools.
  • an effective two way channel of communication between the SDBE and the schools of the Diocese

There is an annual residential conference, as well as Spring and Summer term meetings with the Director and Officers of the SDBE team. The 2018 conference will take place on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th October.


The current constitution of the SDHTA details the aims, purpose and role of the association, as well as its links with the SDBE.


The SDHTA committee comprises:

  • Chair - Emma Hart Dyke (Sutton)
  • Secretary - Julia Corby (Sutton)
  • Co-Treasurers - Claire Harrison and Victoria Wainwright (Greenwich)