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.


June 2024

AHDS members strongly support strike action in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council has plans to significantly cut teacher numbers next year and in the subsequent two years. AHDS members…

June 2024

SNCT Teachers' Side rejects CoSLA's initial pay offer for 2024/5

On 4 June, CoSLA made the following pay offer to the SNCT Teachers' Side to cover the pay year 1st…

June 2024

Joint media statement – Additional support needs in Scotland's schools

With Additional Support Needs (ASN) in our schools at an all-time high and recognition that the gap between ASN policy…