National professional qualification for SENIOR leadership (npqsl)

Odyssey (working in conjunction with Adfecto and Sir Thomas Rich's Teaching School Alliance) is one of only 44 nationally accredited providers of the NPQ qualifications.

NPQSL is suitable for serving or aspirant senior leaders with whole school responsibility.  The nationally accredited  programme will be delivered predominantly through 5 face to face days.  All delegates will be assigned a personal mentor to support them on a one-to-one basis through their independent assessment task.  An online resource provides  further learning opportunities.  As part of the programme, all delegates have the opportunity to visit another school in their chosen sector -  Primary, Secondary or Grammar.  Modules will cover strategy & Improvement, Teaching & Curriculum  Excellence, Leading with Impact, Working in Partnership, Managing Resources & Risks and Increasing Capacity.

As part of the programme, all delegates have the opportunity to  visit another school in their chosen sector -  Primary, Secondary or Grammar.

Why Choose Odyssey?

Rating us an average of 9.8 out of 10, current delegates   describe our NPQ courses as “informative, insightful and inspiring”.

Without the confidence to believe in yourself promoted by the mentors and trainers, I would never have applied for my first Deputy position...and been successful!”   (Current NPQ Delegate)

Respected, they don’t just speak hypothetically, but have worked examples from their own schools  demonstrating they can ‘walk the talk’”   (Current NPQ Delegate)

For More Information
To find out more please download our current information leaflet here or contact

To Apply
Applications are closed as all NPQ courses are now in progress.

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