The CAT Teaching School supports your professional development from ITT, to NQT and beyond into Executive Leadership.

We work in partnership with SSAT and Outstanding Leaders Partnerhsip, through the Best Practice Network, to deliver the National Professional Qualifications for Middle Leaders, Senior Leaders, Heads and Executive Leadership.

These courses are delivered by trained facilitators and more information can be found on each course.  Booking is directly through the provider websites and more details are available in the appropriate page in this section.

To book your place on the NPQML course please fill in this form:  NPQ Candidate Information
When complete, please email the form back to

To book your place on the NPQSL, NPQH and NPQEL courses please complete the online application form via Best Practice Network:  You will need the following codes to book:

The partner allocation code is: CATTS

The partner name is listed as Community Academies Trust Teaching School

More Information

For both providers, please note that if you are in a CAT 5 or 6 school you may still be eligible for a scholarship to enable you to participate free of charge.  This funding is limited so applications are strongly encouraged by midday on 10 December please.  Applications received after this date may not be able to be funded.