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Continuing Professional Development

One of the core strands of the Minster Teaching School is offering a range of school-based Professional Learning opportunities. We run programmes for teachers, teaching assistants, middle and senior leaders, support staff, and governors, as well as programmes that address particular themes such as mental health and safeguarding.

The following development opportunities are currently available:


National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (fully-funded*)
National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (fully-funded*)
Leadership Development for Chairs of Governors (funding available*)
Development for Clerks of Governors (funding available*)
Managing Difficult Conversations
Mental Health First Aider Course
Supporting Children with Mental Health Issues in a Mainstream Setting
Behaviour Management for TAs and Cover Supervisors
Creating an Excellent Customer Care Culture in the School Reception Area
'A School Without Marking' - Case Study
NEW: School Governance - an Induction Programme
NEW: Minster Teaching & Learning Programme - 3 for 2 offer
NEW: SEND Network
NEW: Anglican Church Schools Study Award
NEW: Diversity Network
NEW: Cognitive Load Theory - Developing 'Sticky Learning'


Design & Technology Workshops
Managing Medication in a Primary and Early Years Setting
Midday Supervisor Training – Promoting positive behaviour in the playground
NQT Support & Development Programme
NEW: Primary Networks - EYFS, English, Maths, Music and Science - 3 for 2 offer
NEW: Professional Teaching Assistant Programme


Music Hub CPD Network

* Subject to conditions