Meet the Team

2017 JULIAMs Julia Waters

Julia has been a Headteacher for 18 years. She is currently Headteacher of the Ursuline High School an Outstanding 11-18 Girls’ School in London. During this time, she has worked as a systems leader, a National Leader of Education and an Executive Headteacher supporting school improvement in two different Catholic primary schools. For the last 4 years Julia has led a Mental Health Trailblazer of 13 schools working with a team of Mental Health Practitioners in improving provision in schools. Julia has been President of the AMGS in England [Association of Maintained Girls’ Schools].  She is presently Chair of Catholic Secondary Headteachers in the Archdiocese of Southwark. Pre pandemic she co-produced two books: What makes great Catholic Schools? and Butterflies - Mental Health and Emotional Well-being guide for Parents.