The National Professional Qualification for Senior Leaders (NPQSL) 


This year long programme is delivered in partnership with Ambition Institute and funded by DfE scholarships.

The programme comprises a series of training sessions, along with pre- and post-reading, and an in-school impact project.

The training sessions will include the following five core areas delivered over 18 twilight modules:

  • Self-development and stepping up into senior leadership 

  • Strategic leadership using data 

  • Leadership of whole-school CPD 

  • Teaching and learning improvements 

  • Horizon scanning and looking to the future

This programme is suitable for colleagues who are new senior leaders or those who are considering applying for a senior leadership position in the next 12 months.

Colleagues must have the permission of their principal to engage in the programme.