National Professional Qualifications – NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH

NPQ@teachingschools is a unique partnership of nationally designated teaching school alliances in the wider Bristol area with a strong track record of delivering exceptional professional development. As a newly designated DfE licenced provider, the Bristol Primary Teaching School Alliance has worked with our partner teaching schools to create and deliver a new and innovative suite of leadership programmes designed by experienced, current school leaders in order to develop the potential of the talented and motivated school leaders across our region.

NPQ Overview

Gain a qualification that gives you national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement within a school setting with this range of leadership programmes for school leaders.

With our partnership, you’ll get the opportunity to build and develop strong networks with colleagues across all phases and settings. With a proven history of delivering exceptional context-based and school-led CPD and leadership training, the NPQ@teachingschools group as a collective of outstanding local teaching schools, provides excellent support at every stage of your leadership development and access to a huge range of exceptional personnel to support the delivery of each programme.

Each teaching school has unique perspective and expertise and together we have created a bespoke programme which reflects the unique contexts in which we work in this area.

Qualifications available

National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML)

National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL)

National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH)

Our NPQ Programmes

The next NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH programmes commence in October 2019 – current cohorts are under way.

The application windows for this round are now closed and reopen in the summer 2019 in readiness for an autumn 2019 start. 

For more information about the NPQML for middle leaders, including costs, venues, applying for a place and programme details please visit our NPQML webpage.

For more information about the NPQSL for senior leaders, including costs, venues, applying for a place and programme details, please visit our NPQSL webpage.

For more information about the NPQH for headteachers and aspiring headteachers, including costs, venues, applying for a place and programme details, please visit our NPQH webpage.

Contact NPQ@TeachingSchools

Mike Eatwell, Programme Leader

NPQ@teachingschools.org.uk