St Anthony’s Teaching School will be delivering an exciting programme for aspiring heads, consisting of four face-to-face training days, and high quality shadowing activities involving visiting good and outstanding Catholic schools within the Leeds Diocese. This course is designed to help you accelerate your progress if you are a senior leader close to headship.
The course will be held at St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School, Barkly Road, Beeston, Leeds, LS11 7JS and will take place on four different days throughout the Spring and Summer terms:
Each training day will begin at 9.30am and conclude at 3.15pm.
Course Fees: £300 per delegate (includes refreshments, lunch, and resources for all four days). There will be just 22 places available, so bookings should be made early to avoid disappointment. The course will be facilitated by NLE’s, consultants, and head teachers from across the Diocese. For further information about the content and aims of the course please click on the PDF flyer below.
To apply, simply download the booking form below and return to Lisa Leonard: email@example.com
Cohort 2 will be released in June 2017. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Specialist Training for Catholic Primary School Deputies
St Anthony's is delighted to welcome the inspirational and highly skilled Mark Noblet to our school once again, where he will deliver what we anticipate will be a unique and effective training programme.
Be an effective Deputy is a three day course specifically designed to address the professional development needs of serving Deputy and Assistant Heads. This is the final day of the training. It will equip them with the skills and up-to-date knowledge needed to develop teaching and learning, acquire and analyse external data and contribute more effectively to the running of their school.
As places are limited to 15 only, and demand has been extremely high, we are pleased to be able to run two separate courses on the following days:
For further information please click on one of the PDFs below.
If you would like to apply for a place please request a the booking form and return to:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Following on from the huge success of last year's TA training day, St Anthony's is pleased to announce a fresh event, led once again by the excellent Vicky Crane. The focus of this year's training day will be reading, specifically developing higher order reading skills, building reading comprehension as well as fostering a love of reading.
The day considers how the role of a Teaching Assistant relates to improving reading, particularly the development of comprehension and the wider impact reading has on pupil development. It addresses whole class, small group and 1:1 support for reading. The training is interactive, filled with practical strategies that you can use within class or with intervention groups.
The training will be held at the Village Hotel, South Leeds. For details of how to find the venue, click on the link here. Refreshments will be available on arrival and throughout the day. Lunch will also be provided.
The cost per delegate will be £70. To book your places, please complete the booking form below and return to Andrew Bove:
Places are limited to around 90, so book early to avoid disappointment. All forms should be returned by Friday 27 January.
For further information about the event, please click on the PDF below.
I am pleased to inform you that Carnegie Leaders in Learning have announced a new application round for their ever popular NPQML and NPQSL.
NPQSL is aimed at senior leaders with cross-school responsibilities. These include experienced middle leaders, deputy heads, special educational needs coordinators, advanced skills teachers, and other senior staff looking for further professional development but who are not aspiring to headship at this stage in their career.
The NPQSL (Level 2) is part of a suite of courses that comprise the Leadership Curriculum licensed by the National College for Teaching and Leadership providing national recognition of this qualification. The programme has a flexible, modular structure that combines core
modules with the freedom to specialise. You can develop your own areas of professional interest through the choice of elective modules while developing your leadership skills through Carnegie's blended learning approach.
The overall cost for the training is £1,400.
NPQML is aimed at individuals with responsibility for leading a team, including key stage, subject or curriculum leaders, heads of department and pastoral leaders.
The NPQML (Level 1) is part of a suite of courses that comprise the Leadership Curriculum licensed by the National College for Teaching and Leadership providing national recognition of this qualification. The programme has a flexible, modular structure that combines core
modules with the freedom to specialise. You can develop your own areas of professional interest through the choice of elective modules and you will have the opportunity to develop your leadership skills through Carnegie's blended learning approach.
The overall cost of NPQML training is £1,050.
See flyers for further information. To apply, complete the relevant attached application form and return to Louise Turner:
Leeds Trinity are currently offering a three year, part-time course in Education. It is a professionally oriented Master’s level programme that enables education professionals to engage with a wide range of educational issues. It is also designed to support improvements in teaching and learning through critical reflective practice and practical enquiry.
The course consists of three, year-long phases,with an exit route at the end of each phase. For applicants with existing relevant level 7 credits,or significant relevant experience, entry directly into phase 2 may be possible through the Recognition of Prior Learning procedure.
The normal,entry requirement for the PGCert/MA in Education, is an honours degree and a recognised teaching qualifications from the UK. In order to be able to fulfil the requirements oft he module assignments,you will need to be working in a teaching, or student/pupil focused role.
If your school is a TLA school linked in with Leeds Trinity, you will be able to access MA modules at a discount.
For a more detailed overview of the course, please click on the PDF flyer below.
For information regarding applications speak to:
T: 0113 283 7100 Ext 433
For more information about the course speak to:
Amanda Fulford (MA in Education Programme Manager)
T: 0113 283 7172
Leeds Trinity University
This is an important opportunity for all Target Tracker users, whether new to the programme or already a veteran. EES who provide Target Tracker, invite users to attend the next Bradford and Leeds area meeting. The purpose of the session is to:
The session will take place at St Anthony's Primary School on Monday 7 November, 1.00 pm - 3.00 pm. The cost will be £40.00 per person.
For further information on the course, please email the organisers directly:
Details of how to book your place can be found on the flyer below (please click on the document to upload).
Carnegie Leaders in Learning (CLiL) is seeking to work in collaboration with school leader colleagues to support the delivery of their very successful National Professional Qualification Programmes for Middle Leadership, Senior Leadership and Headship, through a guest speaker/workshop approach. The purpose behind the guest speaker input/workshop led approach is to ensure that participants are not only engaging with the theory on educational leadership, but also have the opportunity to learn from the current practice and expertise of outstanding leaders from across the region.
CLiL is currently gathering expressions of interest for the role. Remuneration of £350 will be paid to cover the cost of planning and delivery.
For more information about the programme, please download the document below.
For an informal discussion about the role or to register your interest, please email Mary Strode at M.E.Strode@leedsbeckett.ac.uk or telephone Mary on 07990 088458.
Carnegie Leaders in Learning are delighted to announce that they have cohorts starting in May for the National Professional Qualification for Middle Leaders and National Professional Qualification for Senior Leaders.
NPQML Cohort 8
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Please find the flyers attached for both programmes below. If you are interested, please email email@example.com for an application form.
For NPQH, Diploma for School Business Managers Programme, Coaching Provision please email Rachel Bostwick (see address above) for more details.
Additionally, Carnegie Leaders in Learning is also planning to run a number of different courses and workshops:
Multi Academy Trusts / Clusters of Schools / Teaching School Alliances
Carnegie Leaders in Learning work in collaboration with MATs / Teaching School Alliances / Clusters and Federations to develop the NPQs bespoke to your context.
If you are interested to find out more about any of the schemes mentioned above, please contact Rachel Bostwick: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Carnegie Learning in Leaders Website
Leeds Beckett's Carnegie Learning in Leaders organisation has just launched its new website dedicated to training and developing the skills and qualities of school colleagues across the region. The website gives details of all its current and up-and-coming training. To access the website, simply follow the link below:
For further enquiries, contact Rachel Bostwick at: Rachel.email@example.com
Leeds Beckett University have formulated another exciting and important package of training aimed towards the school business manager. The internationally recognised programme is designed to develop knowledge, understanding and expertise through varied operational, developmental and strategic modules. The DSBM will equip existing School Business Managers (SBMs) with the expertise to enhance their leadership and managerial skills.
Their are two levels of study currently available. For further information on each, please click the PDF below.
For further information and to make bookings, please contact Rachel Bostwick on 0113 812 7540, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Many recent Section 48 inspections reports and interim Canonical inspections have highlighted the importance of renewing and enacting Mission Statements in every aspect of a school's Faith Life. To address this important area, St Anthony's is proud to proud to inform you of the training offered by our valued associate, Mark Noblet. Mark offers a unique and personal opportunity to discuss review and re-write your school's mission statement using his own profound and moving experiences of the support and faith offered by the Catholic Community to inspire and guide you.
Mark has already visited a number of schools in the region, including St Anthony's, providing assistance and expertise in this very vital area. He comes highly recommended by teachers and Heads, and is guaranteed to provide a unique and memorable training session for you and your staff.
For further information about the training Mark offers, please click on the PDF below.
The National Professional Qualification for Middle Leaders (NPQML)
The NPQML (Level 1) gives the middle leader the opportunity to develop their skills, confidence and knowledge to focus on driving successful team performance and improving classroom practice. The Leadership Curriculum is structured around five levels that reflect the different stages in a leader’s professional development. The programme provides national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement as a middle leader.
The National Professional Qualification for Senior Leaders (NPQSL)
The NPQSL (Level 2) aims to give the Senior Leader the confidence and knowledge to develop the skills, confidence and knowledge to lead whole-school issues. The Leadership Curriculum is structured around five levels that reflect the different stages in a leader’s professional development. The Programme provides national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement as a senior leader.
For more information on each qualification and to download an application form, click on the document link below.
In addition to the above qualifications, Carnegie Leaders in Learning is also offering the following qualification:
National Professional Qualification for Headship
The NPQH is a nationally run qualification designed to offer the skills, knowledge and confidence that you need to become a highly effective headteacher.
As the scheme is run directly by the NCTL, Carnegie will be responsible for coordinating and organising your studies. The NCTL has not currently released details of the next application round, but you can register with Rachel Bostwick now to express your interest in the course. Rachel will then contact you when dates and costings have been finalised.
To contact Rachel, email her at: email@example.com
To find out more information about the qualification, you can visit the government website at: