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National Professional Leadership Qualifications

North Chadderton School is an Affiliate Hub for the Outstanding Leaders Partnership and, as such, we offer the following qualifications:

The National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML) 

In order to secure a place on this qualification candidates must be a middle leader with responsibility for leading a team (e.g. a key stage/subject/curriculum leader, head of department or pastoral leader).

The National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL) 

In order to secure a place on the qualification candidates must be a senior leader with cross-school responsibilities, an experienced middle leader, a deputy head, a special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO), an advanced skills teacher or a senior member of staff looking for further professional development.


Candidates can start the qualifications in either the Autumn or Spring term annually.

For further information about the registration process and to learn more about the Leadership Qualifications available, please contact Outstanding Leaders on 0117 920 9424, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit

North Chadderton School is a Single Converter Academy.

Headteacher & Chief Executive:
Ms J Clark

Senior Director of Curriculum, Standards and Effectiveness / Inclusion / SENCo Disadvantaged Students: 

Mrs S. North

North Chadderton School
Chadderton Hall Road, 
Chadderton, Oldham, OL9 OBN.
Tel: 0161 624 9939 


Mrs G Tonge
Mrs S Hardman

Chair of Governing Body:
Mr G Crabtree (Correspondance to be sent c/o North Chadderton School)




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