DfE Approved Provider

This Leadership Qualification Pathway has four levels and NPQSL sits at Level Two of the pathway. This year long programme is a qualification that provides national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement as a senior leader.

  • To support participants to become highly effective senior leaders with the skills, confidence and knowledge to contribute to the strategic development of the school or organisation as part of the senior leadership team
  • To challenge and support participants at senior leadership level
  • To reflect on the recent and significant changes in schools and national policy and provide access to a wider set of leadership resources to challenge and support participants

The programme will be delivered through:

  • High quality up to date online resources 
  • Three face to face days – these will focus on linking research and theory in education with practical leadership tasks
  • Online discussions and peer support
  • A 360 degree diagnostic (beginning of programme)
  • A 720 degree diagnostic (end of programme)

Participants will be required to 

  • Lead a school improvement project across their school aimed at reducing variation in pupil progress and attainment and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of teaching (5,000 words)
  • Complete a reflective journal and on-line tasks to reflect on everyday practice



In partnership with

Leadership East