RQT Programme

Title- Developing Middle Leadership- learning to lead


Target audience: RQTs (2-5 years) and Middle leaders (new to the role) that are looking at ‘Taking the Lead’ in delivering a whole school initiative. This will support them in the development of their leadership role whilst having a whole school impact!

RQTs that have trained via the School Direct Route (St Mary and St Thomas’ CE Alliance) will receive a 10% discount to attend this programme.

The programme will follow the NPQH competencies and professional standards that underpin the programme.  This is a successful professional development programme designed to assist senior leadership teams in succession planning and building capacity of teachers to enhance school leadership.

This includes: 8 face-to face sessions, personal needs analysis; process led training; development of leadership skills; and a final presentation identifying impact of the programme on delegate’s leadership learning and school improvement.

Sessions will be led by: Yvonne Gandy (Education Consultant), Lisa Bradshaw (Director of Teaching School) and Jason Bangbala (Behaviour Consultant). 

Schedule of activity:


Event Title


Friday 30th September 2016


Review and audit of leadership need

Wednesday 19th October 2016

Shaping the Future

Strategic direction and priority setting.

Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Leading and working with others

Impact and influencing others

Tuesday 6th December 2016

Managing whole school behavioural change

Session on practical strategies- led by Jason Bangbala

Friday 13th January 2017

Leading Quality Learning and Teaching

Leadership focus on quality of learning and teaching

Thursday 16th February 2017

Managing the Organisation

Deploying resources effectively

Tuesday 28th March 2017

Leading and Developing Self

Myers Briggs

May 2017

School Based Visits

Coach visits

Wednesday 28th June 2017

Celebrating Leadership Learning

Presentation and celebration event


The full cost of the programme is £800.00 (£100 per session) thisincludes: 8 face-to face sessions and school based visits, tea/coffee/biscuits/light lunch and all course resources. This is subsided by the St Helens TSA to keep costs at a minimum. As a result no additional discounts will be applied.

All sessions will take place at: St Mary and St Thomas’ CE Primary School, Barton Close, St Helens, WA10 2HS (TSA training centre), 8.45-3.45pm.

Only 20 places are available, places will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

If you wish to book on any of the following sessions please email or call:

Sarah Makin (Senior Administrator): sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk

For additional information regarding any of the training offers don’t hesitate in contacting- Lisa Bradshaw (Director of The St Helens Teaching School Alliance)

Lisa.bradshaw@three-saints.org.uk or 01744 678010



The cancellation policy is as follows:

14-30 days: charged at 25%

7 days: charged at 50%

Less than 1 day: Charged at full training rate

Please note all cancellations must be in writing via email to sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk. A confirmation of your booking will be sent to you once received. Should you be in a position to supply a substitute delegate there will be no charges.

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