Upcoming Course Information

NPQML starting Thursday 12th November 2020

What our attendees think...

"Thank you for such a fun, engaging course!" - delegate on previous course

There are places available on this course for those who are, or are aspiring to become a Middle Leader with responsibility for leading a team, e.g. a Key Stage Leader, a Curriculum Area Leader, a Pastoral Services Leader, a Subject Leader, a Special Education Needs Co-ordinator or Head of Department. This includes those who are, or aspiring to be, a Middle Leader with cross-school responsibilities, e.g. a Specialist Leader in Education (SLE).
NPQML is delivered under license by Leadership Live. Wednesbury Teaching School Alliance is a delivery partner of Leadership Live.

Professional Qualification for Middle Leaders - Leading a Team
The  flexible study modules designed to give more choice in Teacher's Professional Development.

All sessions must be attended.

Induction: Thursday 12th November 2020 at 10am - 11.30am

NPQML Day 1 of 3 - Tuesday 8th December 2020 at 9am - 4pm
NPQML Day 2 of 3 - Tuesday 12th January 2021 at 9am - 4pm
NPQML Day 3 of 3 - Tuesday 9th February 2021 at 9am - 4pm
Course Leaders are H. McNeil and Liz Adams.
Delivered virtually by zoom.

This qualification is designed to support you in becoming a highly effective Middle Leader, with the skills, confidence and knowledge to drive successful team performance and improved classroom practice.
To achieve the Middle Leader qualification you'll need to successfully complete assessment tasks and  an improvement project within a team.


  • Manage and analyse performance data to evaluate progress, identify trends, define team priorities and develop improvement strategies (for example,  in relation to disadvantaged pupils or those with particular needs).

  • Implement successful change at team level.
Cost is £750 all schools.
Lunch is provided on full days.
To book a place email: teaching.school@harvillshawthorn.co.uk

NPQML  leadership development programme offers:

  • High quality learning materials with a strong focus on current research and outstanding practice opportunities to think about the implications of your own leadership through discussion and debate with peers, a coach and your line manager.
  • Assessment focusing on tasks linked to school improvement activities undertaken in the workplace.
  • Delivering real benefits to you and your school or organisation.