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Leadership National Professional Qualifications

St Patrick’s Centre of Educational Excellence are delighted to announce that we are a delivery partner for the new NPQs working with both Bright Futures Educational Trust and the Church of England/CES.

For further information or to apply for any of the new NPQs for 21/22 please use the following links:

Bright Futures Educational Trust (Alliance for Learning) 

Church of England/CES 

NPQ Prospectus – CofE/CES

St Patrick’s are extremely excited to be designated as the delivery partner for the NPQLBC February cohort with CofE/CES. If you have any staff (both teaching and non-teaching) that lead on behaviour and wish to apply for this programme please ask them to register before 14th January via the link below. This course is fully funded by the DfE and will be facilitated by St Patrick’s staff via a blended learning approach remotely and on-site.

We are also the part of the Area 4 Delivery Partners which covers Salford Diocese and Manchester Diocese in collaboration with other schools and therefore, if you have teachers that would like to apply for the NPQSL, NPQLTD or NPQLT please let us know and we can point you in the right direction to these delivery partners. All programmes are fully funded.

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NPQSL NPQ in Senior Leadership: senior leader with cross-school responsibilities.


NPQH NPQ in Headship: a headteacher or head of school with responsibility for leading a school.


NPQEL NPQ in Executive Leadership: an executive headteacher or have a school trust CEO role with responsibility for leading several schools.

If you would like more information email
thestpatrickscentre@salford.gov.uk
St Patrick's RC High School
0161 921 2300