School Training


Oakridge Primary School is a strategic partner of the Alliance of Leading Learning.
Please click here for additional information on our NPQ courses run in partnership with the Alliance of Leading Learning and LLSE.

Oakridge Primary School, The Willows Primary and the Alliance of Leading Learning have a long established working partnership delivering NPQs.  Mr Fisher also delivers on our highly regarded NPQH programme.

If you are interested in receiving high quality training to develop your middle and senior leaders then please consider enrolling on one of the following programmes which are delivered at Oakridge Primary School or The Willows Primary School (Lichfield).

Full details can be viewed via our SWAY but here is a summary of the new programmes:

NPQ  in Leading Teacher Development (NPQLTD) 

The NPQLTD is available for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading the development of other teachers in their school. This may be responsibility for the development of all teachers across a school or specifically trainees or ECTs. 

Read the full Leading Teacher Development framework here.

NPQ  in Senior Leadership 

The NPQSL is available for teachers who are, or are aspiring to be, a senior leader with cross-school responsibilities. 

The aim of the NPQSL is to enable participants to develop the relevant expertise and provide approaches to enable continuous improvement across the school.  

Read the full Senior Leadership framework here.

NPQ  in Leading Teaching 

The NPQLT is available for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading teaching in a subject, year group, key stage or phase. 

Read the full Leading Teaching framework here. 

NPQ in Leading Behaviour and Culture 

The NPQLBC is available for teachers who have, or are aspiring to have, responsibilities for leading behaviour and/or supporting pupil wellbeing in their school. 
Read the full Leading Behaviour and Culture framework here.


Programmes are being launched in February and last between 12-18 months with a face-to-face session, online content and formative and end of programme summative assessment.  Summative assessment takes the form of a 1500-word response to a case study, completed in a single 8-day window at the end of your programme. The assessment will give you the opportunity to demonstrate how you would deploy the knowledge, skills and understanding gained through the NPQ to lead and implement a specific aspect of change. Please click here for additional information

The deadline for applications for our February 2022 starts is the 14th January 2022.

If you require additional information about the NPQs, please contact the team at ALL on 01691664445 or email:

Delivery dates will be published soon so keep an eye on our website for further information.

Contact Us

Headteacher - Mr P Fisher

Oakridge Primary School Silvester Way, Stafford, ST17 0PR

01785 337 300

Mrs Evans - SEND co-ordinator

Mrs D Edwards - School Bursar

Mrs K Brogan - Admin Assistant

Mrs S Wilson - Chair of Governors

If you require a paper copy of any information from our school website. Please do not hesitate to get in touch using the contact details above.