National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL)

“I completed and passed my NPQSL under your supervision. I have also since been appointed as a deputy head within Coventry. Thank you all for your support through the course!” “The course was brilliant, not just beneficial! Really looking forward to this next step, and feel that the NPQSL really helped me along my way! Thank you all”

Coventry Senior Leader

Brief Overview: This nationally recognised leadership development programme will provide the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to be a highly effective senior leader in a school. You will complete six modules and a final assessment.
Facilitators: Coventry Teaching Schools Council is a delivery partner of Leadership Live. Leadership Live are an accredited provider of the National Professional Qualifications.
Who is it suitable for: The course is for those who are, or are aspiring to become, a senior leader with cross-school responsibilities for example:

  • An experienced middle leader
  • A deputy head teacher
  • An assistant head teacher
  • Other senior staff
  • A Director of a Teaching School Alliance (TSA)
What will you take away with you? e.g. resources, learning points etc. A nationally recognised senior leadership qualification.
What is the intended impact for you? NPQSL is a qualification that provides national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement as a senior leader.
What is the intended impact for your school? Developed leadership knowledge, skills, understanding and attributes. An improved area of school priority planning.
Duration A maximum of 18 months
Contact: Carol Harris
Teaching School: Castle Phoenix
Tel: 024 7644 4822 extension 107
Costs: £850 per person *This includes ‘nationally verified final assessment’
*This programme is potentially FREE – Funding may be
available, eligibility details to be confirmed
Booking: To book your place please contact Carol Harris.


Session Date Times Session School
Session 1 Monday 28th January 2019 All day

Leading teaching and curriculum excellence

Mentors are invited to attend from 9.30 – 10.30am

Caludon Castle School
Session 2 Thursday 21st March 2019 All day Strategy and improvement Sidney Stringer Academy
Session 3 Tuesday 25th June 2019 1pm – 4pm Increasing capability Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School
Session 4 Thursday 19th September 2019  9am – 12pm Leading with impact Caludon Castle School
Session 5 Monday 9th December 2019 1pm – 4pm Managing resources Sidney Stringer Academy
Session 6 Thursday 12th March 2020 9am – 12pm Working in partnership Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School