NPQSL – Course Information

All NPQS are Fully Funded for State Schools*

Now Taking Applications for Spring 2022


NPQSL: Senior Leaders


All NPQs are taught through a blended balance of online individual learning, online seminars and face-to-face meetings and a simplified end-of-course assessment. There are two cohorts annually, starting in Autumn and Spring. The programme last 18 months.

You can find more information on the courses in our STSN NPQ Programmes brochure. Please make sure you read the brochure thoroughly before applying.

*The Department of Education has announced that scholarship eligibility for the National Professional Qualifications has changed with immediate effect . All teachers and leaders in all state schools, and state organisations offer 16-19 places in England now have access to all NPQs for free.

Non-eligible schools may apply and pay for this programme.

Cost: £1,045

For further information please contact

Follow this link to a DFE video explaining the new reformed NPQs