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Middle Leadership Development Programme 2018

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 Richmond School Pavilion




Session1 – introduction to the course

Tue 23rd Jan 2018

1.30pm – 4.00pm

Session 2

Thur 8th Feb 2018

9.15am – 3.30pm

Session 3

Tues 22nd May 2018

9.15am – 3.30pm

Session 4

Mon 25th June 2018

1.30pm – 4.00pm

Middle Leadership Flyer 2018

How do I apply?

Please return the application form to 

Middle Leader Application form 2018

The deadline for applications is Friday 15th December 2017.

If you would like any further information, please contact Andrea Offord (Swaledale Alliance Manager) via email or by telephoning 01748 828126 mob:07447 697445.