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Aspiring Deputies Programme

This is for those Senior Leaders who are aspiring to their first Deputy headship and are looking to secure  post within 18 months of the course.For leaders who aspire to Deputy Headship - Pre NPQH


Applicants should have proven leadership skills and be ready to assume the role of Deputy Headship within a year of the programme.


This is a two day programme that will consider the wide range of knowledge and skills needed to be a successful Deputy Head, identifying areas of personal development and strategies to achieve them.

An additional key element of the 'face to face' days will be to develop strategic thinking for school leadership including vision and values along with using key aspects of the learning agenda to raise standards and address underachievement. There will be a specific session on applying for Deputy Headship on Day One.

It is an expectation that all participant's will complete a one day internship in another participant's school.

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This session is led by Mike Jude & Phil Illsley.

Dates & Cost:

All sessions will be held at Kesgrave High School.

2 sessions -

Day One - Wednesday 5th October 2016 - 9.15 to 3.30pm

Day Two - Wednesday 8th March 2017- 9.15 to 3.30pm

Cost to attend = £199/delegate

Bookings can be made via email to Jenny Ellis (jellis@farlingayekesgravetsa.co.uk) or via Suffolk CPD Online - click here for log in page

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