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Surrey Teaching Schools Network (STSN) is a partnership of outstanding teaching schools in Surrey: as a group of schools we are excited to have the opportunity to share our extensive experience with potential school leaders and have a proven track record of successful leadership development.

Our NPQSL programme is offered through a blended learning package that includes face to face events, online resources, peer learning, reflection, discussion around the latest research, and the opportunity to share and learn from the experiences of practising school leaders from a variety of backgrounds and educational contexts. In addition each essential module is complimented by a fully facilitated online course.
As middle leaders move into senior leadership positions, you are required to take a broader and more strategic perspective on the work of your school. Our team of experienced facilitators who offer a wealth of knowledge will guide and support you, ensuring your journey into senior leadership is successful.
The NPQSL course consists of two essential modules and two elective modules:
Essential Modules
  • Closing the gap
  • Succeeding in senior leadership

Elective Modules

  • Research & development in teaching
  • Improving the quality of teaching
  • Effective whole school management
  • School self evaluation
  • Leading professional development
  • Leading change for improvement
Each module provides up to 50 hours of study. It is possible to complete elective modules individually.
For further information please visit the Surrey Teaching Schools website