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NPQ for Leading Primary Maths

The NPQ in Leading Primary Maths, provided with Windsor Academy Trust, is an expertly designed program aimed at experienced Maths teachers looking to enhance their leadership skills in a primary school setting. This qualification empowers you to lead and improve Maths education effectively, focusing on the development and implementation of a cohesive Maths curriculum.

Participants will deepen their understanding of what constitutes excellent teaching and leadership in Maths through a blend of deliberate practice with peers and expert guidance. The program offers a rich learning experience that includes virtual school visits, online masterclasses, and local seminars, all tailored to fit into a busy educator’s schedule.

This NPQ is perfect for those who aspire to influence Maths teaching across their school, promoting a positive attitude towards Maths and fostering a professional learning culture among colleagues. With Windsor Academy Trust and the National Institute of Teaching, you’ll be equipped to make significant educational impacts, benefiting pupils and the wider school community.

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What you'll learn

  • How to develop colleagues’ Maths teaching and lesson design
  • How to develop and implement a coherent Maths curriculum that supports pupils’ long term learning in Maths
  • How to develop a school culture where staff and pupils have a positive attitude to Maths
  • How to lead a culture of professional learning and continuous improvement for colleagues
  • How to support colleagues to adapt their teaching for different pupil needs
  • How to create assessments and feedback systems that enable colleagues to know the next steps to be successful in teaching Maths to their pupils
  • How to plan and deliver changes and improvements across your setting in Maths teaching and learning

How you'll learn

  • Local seminars: extend your learning with an expert, school leader facilitator, build your network and apply your learning to your own context.
  • Virtual school visits: visit some of the country’s leading schools, learning about how they have developed and improved their practice over time to deliver exceptional outcomes and experiences for young people.
  • Online masterclasses: hear school-based sector experts sharing best practice from their context and experience.
  • Online practice clinics: apply your learning to scenarios and to your own context, trouble-shooting with an expert school-based practice lead.
  • Online self-studies: learn cutting-edge research and how it is being applied successfully in schools.

Who is it for?

  • Teachers and leaders with responsibility for leading maths across a primary key-stage or school, or those who want to have this responsibility, who also have a secure level of understanding mastery approaches to teaching primary maths* and wish to improve leadership skills in this area.
  • Subject leaders in a school already engaged in the primary teaching for Mastery programme (or similar programme example)

*This should come through a minimum of 1 year's participation of the Maths Hubs Teaching for Mastery programme, or a programme equivalent


The DfE has now confirmed that all state schools are eligible for fully-funded places on the NPQLPM Autumn 2024 cohort.