Nick Dry

CHTA Director

Nick has worked in special education for over 20 years and is Headteacher at St Nicholas School, one of Croydon’s successful and expanding special schools. He started his career in mainstream secondary education and has taught across all phases, with over 8 years’ experience as a Head in both primary and cross phase special schools. Nick also worked previously as a Local authority SEN Adviser where he ran projects to improve outcomes for vulnerable children and support schools in challenging circumstances. He is current president of the Croydon Head Teachers Association (CHTA) which seeks to support and develop partnership between schools in Croydon.


“At this time of significant change in the role of Local Authorities, I am keen to ensure that local schools continue to have access to a range of quality services delivered by people who know and understand the needs and challenges of the local community”