National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL)

We are working in partnership with The Leadership Academy at Edge Hill University and The Pennine Lancashire Education Leadership Academy to deliver the NPQSL programme. This programme is well established as the quality qualification for senior leaders with cross school responsibilities including experienced middle leaders, deputy heads and other senior staff wanting cutting edge outstanding professional development.

“A really inspirational programme – it lit a fire and a passion to strive forward. Thank you.” NPQSL Participant 2016

“All our evidence shows that it is good leadership that makes the biggest difference to school standards.” Sir Michael Wilshaw (January 2016) HMCI

The Programme

Two Essential Modules:

  • Closing the Gap
  • Succeeding in Senior Leadership

Two Elective Modules chosen from:

  • Effective Partnership Working
  • Effective Whole School Management
  • Improving the Quality of Teaching
  • School Self-Evaluation
  • Leading Change for Improvement

Why choose The Leadership Academy?

  • An established reputation and brand which is about high quality delivery and impact
  • School-led programmes developed by current exemplary school leaders
  • Investing in the leaders of tomorrow, with assured quality training experiences

The Price

£1400 (including all assessment costs for maintained schools, charges will apply for other schools). Scholarships and discounts may be available, please contact us for more information.

For more information on our 2016-2017 NPQSL programme please see the documents and links on this page.

Useful Documents and Links