Programme Overview

Welcome to NPQH with Inspiring Leaders

We are delighted you have chosen to complete your NPQH with Inspiring Leaders. We hope you will find it beneficial and inspiring. This eLearning platform has been designed to encourage you to make the most of your time on the programme including a comprehensive leadership library and discussion facilities to support challenge, sharing and networking with like minded colleagues.

NPQH has been designed to support the you as you progress through your journey onto Headship, aligning your practice in school with the assessment tasks in order to equip you with the tools and skills to do the job effectively.

You will be required to attend 9.5 face to face days over the course of the programme which addresses 6 content areas.

These areas set out what a leader should know or be able to do. They are:

  • Strategy & Improvement
  • Teaching and Curriculum Excellence
  • Leading with Impact
  • Working in Partnership
  • Managing Resources & Risks
  • Increasing Capability

The programme consists of 9 full face to face delivery days beginning with an induction and ending with a celebration for the whole intake. You will attend to two Leadership Focus Half Day (one compulsory), which provides chance to see practice in action.

Each delivery day has been specifically designed with an successful Head in mind, using a variety of types of study including theory, models, case studies and accounts of practise to enable each participant to determine their own learning and leadership style. Emphasis is placed on collaboration, coaching and reflection to ultimately empower the participant to build trust and credibility, vision and confidence as a leader.


For more information about Assessment, please see your participant handbook and the Assessment section on this platform.