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The Bishop Fraser Trust

The Bishop Fraser Trust A Church of England Multi Academy Trust
with the vision to allow
all children to experience Life in all its fullness

National Professional Qualifications (NPQs)

**All NPQs are now fully funded** 

National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) are a nationally recognised suite of qualifications for teachers and school leaders at all levels; from those who want to develop expertise in high quality teaching practice, to those leading multiple schools across a trust or other group of schools.

NPQ courses are designed to help you hone and expand the abilities you already have, helping you become a more effective leader inside and outside the classroom. Completing an NPQ will support you on the next step in your career by offering practical support and guidance, and the core knowledge you need to help your school improve further. Wherever your teaching career takes you, having an NPQ can help you demonstrate your continued commitment to and expertise in school leadership and specialist areas of teaching practice.

The new reformed suite of NPQs are:

  • NPQ Leading Teacher
  • NPQ Leading Teacher Development
  • NPQ Leading Behaviour and Culture
  • NPQ Senior Leadership
  • NPQ Headship
  • NPQ Executive Leadership
  • NPQ Early Years
  • NPC Literacy

For more information on each NPQ click here

The Train:Teach:Lead Partnership is delighted to be a Delivery Partner for the new reformed suite of NPQs.

**All NPQs are now fully funded** 

Following the success of our first cohort, we are continuing our partnership with The Church of England (in partnership with the Catholic Education Service) to deliver:

NPQ Leading Teacher Development - click here to apply 



We are continuing to deliver with Star Teaching School Hub (though School-Led Network) for our current cohort.  Further details on future cohorts will be published in due course.



How to Apply and find out more information

  • To apply for the NPQ Leading Teacher Development with the Church of England - click here
  • Whilst we are delivering the above NPQs you can apply for any of the new reformed NPQs with our Partners.

If you have any questions on NPQs please ring 01204 863144 or email