NPQ@teachingschools is a unique partnership of nationally designated teaching school alliances in the wider Bristol area with a strong track record of delivering exceptional professional development. As a designated DfE licenced provider, the Bristol Primary Teaching School Alliance has worked with our partner teaching schools to create and deliver a new and innovative suite of leadership programmes designed by experienced, current school leaders in order to develop the potential of the talented and motivated school leaders across our region.

NPQ Overview

Gain a qualification that gives you national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement within a school setting with this range of leadership programmes for school leaders.

With our partnership, you’ll get the opportunity to build and develop strong networks with colleagues across all phases and settings. With a proven history of delivering exceptional context-based and school-led CPD and leadership training, the NPQ@teachingschools group as a collective of outstanding local teaching schools, provides excellent support at every stage of your leadership development and access to a huge range of exceptional personnel to support the delivery of each programme.

Each teaching school has unique perspective and expertise and together we have created a bespoke programme which reflects the unique contexts in which we work in this area.

Qualifications available


National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML)



National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL)



National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH)
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