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Register now using the step-by-step guide attached below to secure your place on the NPQH programme commencing October 2022.

The deadline for applications is Tuesday 13 September 2022.

We are pleased to announce that we are partnering with Ambition Institute to deliver the new NPQ for Headship. Within 18 months, participants will develop the knowledge that underpins expert school leadership and apply it to become outstanding headteachers.

Those doing the training will learn: 

  • How to combine insight and practice to drive change.
  • Transform pupils' knowledge, capabilities and beliefs about learning. 
  • To establish good financial, human and educational resource management. 

How you will learn:

  • Content is delivered through blended learning. This includes real-time, interactive online sessions, face-to-face conferences and self-guided modules you can fit around your timetable. You will put what you learn into practice in your school and be able to track your progress and get feedback as you go. The programme also includes coaching and peer learning.

Benefits to your school:

  • Create confident school leaders.
  • Learn from the latest evidence.
  • Transform pupil outcomes.


  • Free to all state schools and state funded organisations that offer 16-19 places in England.

How to ​apply:

  • You must be, or aspire to be, a headteacher or head of school with a responsibility for leading a school.
  • Use the step-by-step guide below to apply for the October 2022 cohort.  The deadline for applications is Tuesday 13th September 2022.