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Middle Leadership Development Programme

This development programme gives middle leaders the opportunity to develop their skills, confidence and knowledge to focus on driving successful team performance and improving classroom practice.

The Programme Structure

Drawing on materials developed by NCTL and NYPSTA (North Yorkshire Primary Schools Teaching Alliance), the programme will aim to:

  • Improve the quality of Middle Leadership in schools

  • Enhance the understanding of the mechanics of leadership

  • Enhance the understanding of the personal qualities for effective leadership

  • Ensure an impact of middle leadership upon an aspect of school improvement through a course project.

  • Improve pupil progress by refining teaching, learning and assessment

Who can apply?

The programme is aimed at individuals with responsibility for leading a team, including Key Stage, subject or curriculum leaders, heads of department and pastoral leaders.

The cost of the Programme

Partnership schools: £400       Non partnership schools: £450

Programme dates

All sessions are at Brompton-on-Swale CE Primary School:





Session 1 – introduction to the course

Tue 22rd Jan 2019

1.30pm – 4.00pm


Session 2

Thur 7th Feb 2019

9.15am – 3.30pm


Session 3

  Thur 23rd May 2019

9.15am – 3.30pm


Session 4

Tue 2nd July 2019

1.30pm – 4.00pm


Middle Leadership Development Programme 2019

How do I apply?

Please return the application form below to 

Middle Leader Application form 2019

The deadline for applications is Monday 14th January 2019

If you would like any further information, please contact Andrea Offord (Swaledale Alliance Manager) via email or by telephoning 01748 818195 mob:07447 697445.