West Sussex Teaching School Hub

GLF Schools

GLF Schools was founded in 2012 in order to enable the federation of Glyn School (an academy in 2011) and Danetree Junior School. Together, we began our journey to become a MAT of more than 1000 talented staff working with over 10,000 children in 40 schools across 5 regions in southern England.

Our Schools

GLF Schools

West Sussex Schools

About the NPQ's

We offer the following NPQ's


Executive Leadership (EL) – develop the expertise you need to become an outstanding executive leader, leading change and improvement across your group of schools or multi-academy trust

Headship (H)  develop the knowledge that underpins expert school leadership and apply it to become an outstanding headteacher

Senior Leadership (SL) – develop your leadership knowledge and expertise to improve outcomes for teachers and pupils in your school

Early Years Leadership (EYL) – develop expertise in leading high-quality early years

Early Headship Coaching Offer (EHCO) – This targeted one-year support package has been tailored to the needs of new headteachers. It provides structured, un-assessed support and networking based on the best available evidence about what makes an effective headteacher


Leading Teacher Development (LTD) – learn how to become a teacher educator and successfully support teachers in your school to expand their skills

Leading Teaching (LT) – learn how to lead the teaching and learning of a subject, year group or phase

Leading Behaviour and Culture (LBC) – learn how to create a culture of good behaviour and high expectations in which staff and pupils can thrive

Leading Literacy (LL) – learn how to effectively teach and promote literacy across the whole school, year group, key stage or phase

Leading Primary Maths (LPM) – NEW for 2024 – learn how to help your school use mastery approaches and teach maths effectively (only currently available via EDT)

NEW for September 2024 - NPQ for SENCOs

Special educational needs and disabilities co-ordinators (SENCOs) NPQ – this NPQ will enable SENCOs to gain essential knowledge and skills to perform their role effectively and set the strategic direction of special educational needs policy in a school. This course will replace the NASENCO course from Sept 24. Please see further information about this change here.