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Leadership & Management



Head Teachers Performance Management

Performance management is based on research into best practice in this area by Dr David Eddy Spicer of the institute of Education and published by the National College of Teaching and Leadership.

The aims of Hempstalls Teaching School HTMP are:

To provide schools, governing bodies and Headteachers with a clear, rigorous and
effective process which maximises the potential for school improvement and staff
To develop opportunities for system leadership across the Alliance
To establish beneficial expectations around rigour and transparency
To provide clear and effective paperwork which embodies good practice


Head Teacher Briefings

Delivered byHelen Morrison, Director, Ignite Limited

These sessions will cover the latest updates, including:

Government Issues
Early Years
Pupils’ Personal Development
Inspection Updates


Effective School Improvement
Head Teachers

This training programme will ensure that your school is effectively improving, with support from an outstanding, highly experienced NLE, who will offer their support and evaluation. This will enable you to be a challenge partner in a reflective approach.


Package 1:

(3 full days)

Whole School Evaluation
Middle Leadership
Teaching and Learning
Being OFSTED ready
Early Years monitoring
SIP Support
Work scrutiny
Classroom monitoring
Pupil interviews
Self Evaluation
Curriculum planning

Work scrutiny


Package 2:
(single day)

Bespoke to the needs of your school



Pupil Premium Review

This programme is aimed at Head Teachers of all schools to ensure that Pupil Premium is effective

and delivering results for your school.

There are two packages available:

Package 1:

(2 full days)
Full package

Package 2:
(single day)

‘Light Touch Package’-ideal for Good or Outstanding Schools
From this, your overall Pupil Premium revision will be reviewed,

a Pupil Premium strategy statement and rigorous Action Plan will be produced


Teaching and Learning Reviews
(3 Days)

Within subject specific areas:

Literacy - Reading and Writing
All foundation subjects

Programme will focus on:

Moderation of Early Years / Key Stage 1 / Key Stage 2
Subject leader review and training specific to areas for development
AfL-lesson observations, action plans, team teaching and planning units of work
SLE leading lessons within your school-modelling Outstanding teaching




SEND Review

Package 1:
(2 half days)
The first half day visit draws together all of the information and sets the scene around data,

barriers and strategies for your pupils with SEND.
The second half day continues the work leading to a detailed Action Plan

which can be used to support accountability discussions with governors and other stakeholders


Package 2:
(2 full days)

Includes preparatory work before going into the school, time needed to collect evidence during the school visit,

and report writing and feedback that takes place after the review.
A SEND review is led by two highly experienced, independent system leaders who have

commendable track records of improving outcomes for all pupils with SEND.


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NPQML is suitable for middle leaders with responsibility for a team including Key Stage leaders, subject leaders, and curriculum leaders, and also heads of department or pastoral leaders.


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Who is this for?

NPQSL is suitable for senior leaders with cross-school responsibilities, for example an experienced middle leader, a deputy head, a special educational needs co-coordinator (SENCO) or a senior member of staff.


The first registration window for NPQ programmes will close on Friday 26 July 2019.  Full scholarship funding is available in some areas (see scholarship notice).