Middle Leadership


3-day programme covering a range of leadership aspects to support middle leaders or those aspiring to middle leadership. Suitable for teachers and subject leaders with experience of 2 or more years of successful classroom teaching who are now taking on a middle leadership position.

NEW for 2022: After the 3-day programme, there will be 2 follow-up webinar sessions in the spring and summer term.

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Courses and programmes are now available to book for 2021/2022. Our 20% discount remains for every extra place booked on the same course or programme.
It was very informative, thought-provoking and encouraging. Some really practical things to take back with me. It got me thinking especially about what I/we have been doing well and which things I must get on with doing. It was really good to have so much time to discuss topics and ideas with other leaders.

Covering a wide selection of topics including Strategic Improvement, Curriculum, SEND, Safeguarding & Mental Health, CE Schools & SIAMsHR and Data Protection, our professional development provision offers high quality training coupled with exceptional value for money. As with our Leadership, ECT Training, Teaching RE and Race, Identity & School Leadership programmes, all are specialist led and incorporate current recommendations and accepted good practice to ensure stimulating and inspiring sessions for all participants.

In this programme, participants will develop the leadership skills and knowledge and have the opportunity to share day-to-day experiences with other participants and experienced leaders.

A range of themes will be covered, including:

  • School context and history
  • What does your website say?
  • Knowing & resourcing your subject well
  • What is your remit & who are your team?
  • Cultural capital in your context
  • What makes for a high quality inclusive, diverse & anti-racist curriculum?
  • Championing your area of leadership
  • Understanding the relationship between intent, implementation and impact
  • Understanding external data
  • Monitoring & evaluation
  • How to have a ‘difficult’ conversation
  • Carrying out lesson visits
  • Giving effective feedback
  • Effective action planning & evaluating impact
  • Engaging the wider community in school improvement
  • Role of the governing board
  • Preparing for inspection as a leader
  • Understanding what a ‘deep dive’ might look like
  • Planning your next steps

202104nov9:30 am3:30 pmMiddle Leadership: Day 19:30 am - 3:30 pm GMT

202126nov9:30 am3:30 pmMiddle Leadership: Day 29:30 am - 3:30 pm GMT

202109dec9:30 am3:30 pmMiddle Leadership: Day 39:30 am - 3:30 pm GMT

202203feb4:00 pm5:00 pmLive online courseMiddle Leadership: Day 4 (webinar)4:00 pm - 5:00 pm GMT

202224may4:00 pm5:00 pmLive online courseMiddle Leadership: Day 5 (webinar)4:00 pm - 5:00 pm GMT

  • Our courses and programmes are delivered at our Central London location in Causton Street, SW1. Click here for directions ›
  • As we learn to live with Covid-19, we have taken several precautions so as to ensure everyone’s safety when you visit us. Please click here for further details on the steps we are taking ›
  • Conducted in modern, bright open-spaced rooms, there is access to AV equipment & wifi, if needed.
  • Kindly note that we can typically accommodate between 25-35 attendees for each course or programme.
  • We are located in the London Congestion and ULEZ zone and parking in the surrounding area is limited and strictly controlled.
  • As we are unable to offer private parking at our premises, we would recommend travelling by public transport, or on foot.
  • Some of our courses will be delivered via an online platform. Log-in details will be emailed once your course place has been confirmed.
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