New members joining between September and December 2018 will receive a special introductory offer of a reduced subscription rate until 31 December 2019.*

From January 2020 subscriptions will be charged at the normal subscription rate. Details of the subscription rates for 2020 will be sent to members during the autumn term of 2019.

new members joining between 1 September 2018 and 31 December 2018

Assistant Head/Senior Postholder
£15 per month payable until December 2019

Business Manager/Bursar/Finance Director
£14 per month payable until December 2019

Deputy Head/Vice Principal
£19 per month payable until December 2019

£23 per month payable until December 2019

Executive Head/Leaders of academy chains/multi-academy trusts
£23 per month payable until December 2019

What you need to do

To join online, please ensure you have the following information available:

  • employment details

  • personal address and telephone details

  • bank account details for your direct debit

  • personal and work email address

  • date picker: please choose the year first and then the month

Join now



Subscriptions are calculated on a daily rate. Your first instalment may be larger depending on your join date and payment start date. All direct debits are drawn on the first banking day of each month.

If you would prefer to pay annually, please note the whole amount for 2018 will be deducted on the payment start date and the total for 2019 will be claimed on 1 January 2019. To pay annually, download an application form

Please remember if you pay your subscription personally 85% is allowable against income tax.

If you have any queries regarding membership, please contact the Membership Office at or 0116 299 1122.

*This subscription offer is only available to persons who have not previously held ASCL membership. Normal monthly subscription rates for 2018 are as follows: assistant head/senior post holder - £21.75, business leader/bursar/finance director - £20, deputy head/vice principal - £27, head/principal/head of school - £32, executive head/leaders of academy chains/multi-academy trusts - £32. Offer finishes 31 December 2018. Please contact for further details.