Teaching School Collaborative Sandwell


NPQSL (Professional Qualification for Senior Leaders) - Leading Across a School

Course details

WTSA will continue to comply with social distancing requirements in place at the time. 
NPQSL is delivered under license by Leadership Live. Wednesbury Teaching School Alliance is a delivery partner of Leadership Live.
Scholarships may be available.
Professional Qualification for Senior Leaders - Leading across a School
The  flexible study modules designed to give more choice in Teacher's Professional Development.
This qualification is designed to support you in becoming a highly effective Senior Leader, with the skills, confidence and knowledge to drive successful team performance and improved classroom practice.
To achieve the Senior Leader qualification you'll need to successfully complete assessment tasks and an improvement project across school.

Course outcomes

  • Analyse performance data to identify the causes of variation within a school and against comparative schools, for example in relation to national benchmarks, historical performance or between different groups.
  • Ensure data collected is necessary, proportionate and manageable for staff.
  • Design and implement sustainable change across a school.
  • Work with governing body effectively to identify and agree approaches to school priorities.


NPQSL  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.

Target Audience

There are places available on this course for those who are, or are aspiring to become a Senior Leader with cross-school responsibilities, e.g. an experienced Middle Leader, a Deputy Headteacher, an Assistant Head, or other senior staff. This includes those who are, or aspiring to be, a Senior Leader with cross-school responsibilities, e.g. a Director of Teaching School Alliance.

Course provider

Lightwoods Teaching School Alliance

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Our lady and St Huberts Teaching School Alliance

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Shireland Teaching School Alliance

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St Francis Xavier Teaching School Alliance

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St John Bosco teaching school alliance

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The Orchard Teaching School Alliance

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Wednesbury Teaching School Alliance

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Wood Green Academy Teaching School Alliance

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Corngreaves Teaching School Alliance

Corngreaves Teaching School Alliance is an outstanding National Teaching School located in Sandwell in the West Midlands. With a proven track record in training and developing the next generation of...

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