Leadership Development

At Loreto we pride ourselves on identifying and developing the leaders of the future.

We are currently offering the following Leadership development programmes for staff within and beyond our Alliance who are seeking to successfully further their career prospects and opportunities:

OLP NPQ Qualifications

In partnership with the OLP, Loreto Grammar School is pleased to announce the following courses are now recruiting for Autumn term, to begin in Spring 2020.





For information please click here 

To register, please visit www.outstandingleaders.org. To ensure that you are allocated the correct delivery partner, please choose the Diocese of Shrewsbury on your application form. 





Mindsetting for High Performance Leadership

In partnership with Flixton Girls School, Urmston, we are pleased to offer the above course. For further details please click here.

To book a place please email admin@flixtongirls.com

GM LLE Collaborative Training Programme

The GM LLE Training Programme for 2019 is now recruiting.

GM LLE Collaborative

Click here to download an application form and for further details.

The next application round for 2020 LLE designation will open in Spring term 2020.

WISH network

Our established Women Into Secondary Headship network continues to flourish and grow. Meeting once a term the network is designed to support and inspire aspirant senior leaders and Assistant Headteachers on their journey towards acquiring senior leadership roles in the future. With a blend of experienced female educational professionals, speakers from industry and meaningful discussion the group creates a relaxed, yet purposeful atmosphere in which to meet like-minded professionals. 

For meetings this academic year 2019-2020 click here

Subject Leaders Networking / CPD

We aim to continue to provide a forum in which Subject Leaders can:

  • meet to discuss the latest national and local subject developments
  • share knowledge, good practice, innovation and ideas in order to develop teaching and learning within their departments
  • develop a culture for sharing and pooling resources and expertise
  • participate in opportunities offered for moderation and standardisation to raise standards
  • access external subject specific/ association/ exam board CPD 

There will be one twilight session per term

We offer subject networks in Maths, Science, MFL, History, Geography and Latin/Classics and sessions are provided free of change

Provisional dates TBC

Peer to Peer Reviews

"The whole process has been an excellent Leadership learning experience for our Assistant Head. She has valued the opportunity to visit other schools and to be able to have the professional conversations around effectiveness of provision. She has grown as a leader throughout this review process and the students and school will benefit from this" EPCHS, Headteacher

 "Overall, an excellent model that has not only supported our own school improvement journey but has strengthened my AHT’s knowledge and understanding – superb CPD"  St. Nicholas Catholic High School, Headteacher

Providing CPD for senior leaders within and beyond their school environment, Peer to Peer reviews can be arranged and tailored to suit each school's specific needs.   For more information click here 



  • Aspiring Deputy  - Recruitment will reopen in 2020. Further Details will follow.                                    
  • Aspiring Headteachers - Recruitment will reopen in 2020. Further Details will follow. 
  • PGCLP - Recruitment will reopen in 2020. Further Details will follow. 
  • CMLP - Recruitment is now closed for 2019 - 2020. Check back for further details. 






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