PT and beyond - in Primary, ELC and ASN schools. We have the lowest membership fees of any school leadership union in the UK.

AHDS Membership

We offer members a range of personal and professional benefits in addition to the support, advice and representation that you would expect of your union.

Key Benefits:

  • Professional Advice
  • Information & Guidance
  • Continuous Support
  • Wesleyan Webinars
  • Member Insurances
  • Quarterly Magazines
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AHDS strives to provide the best in CLPL for members – timely, relevant and high quality. All our forthcoming opportunities are shown below. Remember, you can speed up your booking process by logging in to ‘My AHDS’ first.

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growth in 5 years

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of primary HTs in membership

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2823 Hours

support and advice to members in the last year

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15 Years

since membership fees were last increased

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We provide professional advice and support that is second to none. Our team is arranged on a geographical basis. All of our Area Officers have walked in your shoes and sat in your chair – former HTs with a wealth of experience to share.


We always want to hear from members. Please contact HQ on or call us on 07709 126328.

Latest News

View our most recent news and insights below.


February 2024

The Impact of Budget Cuts

Understandably, the revelation of local authority budget cuts and proposed reductions in teacher numbers has not been at all well…

February 2024

Schools need investment (not cuts)

Today will see the Government seek to pass its budget in Parliament. At the same time (or thereabouts) local authorities…

February 2024

Scottish Covid-19 Inquiry

The Scottish Covid-19 Inquiry is investigating the impact of Covid-19 in terms of education and certification. The Inquiry is eager…