The Department for Education's (DfE) National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (


Shenley Brook End School is delighted to have been selected as the SSAT's Lead School for the national delivery of NPQML.

Your role as a middle leader is fundamental to the success of your school and students. Undertaking the NPQML will maximise the difference you can make and ensure you have the skills and confidence to progress your career.

The course involves working towards a change project in your school, impacting positively on your students and team. You will complete 12 study modules, supported by a coach, work through leadership competencies, intersessional tasks and a professional learning journal.


Leadership and Training Centre

Shenley Brook End School

Walbank Grove

Shenley Brook End

Milton Keynes

MK5 7ZT.


Twilight, Taster session, Thursday 28th November 2019 4.00-5.30pm

Twilight, Module 1, Tuesday 21st January 2020, 4.00-5.45pm

Day 1, Modules 2 to 4, Monday 10th February 2020, 8.45am-4.00pm

Day 2, Modules 5 to 7, Wednesday 22nd April 2020, 8.45am-4.00pm

Day 3, Modules 8 to 11, Monday 29th June 2020, 8.45am-4.00pm

Twilight, Module 12, Thursday 17th September 2020, 4.00-5.45pm.


Opportunity for fully funded places - find out more from Charlotte Usher.

Otherwise £900 inclusive of assessment fee.


Contact: Charlotte Usher


Telephone: 01908 524894


University of Nottingham will offer a 30-credit exemption towards an MA in Educational Leadership and Management or an MA in Education to participants completing the NPQML with SSAT in recognition of prior learning.

Find out more about the course requirements here


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