Staff Leadership

Weatherhead High School became a Leadership Partner School in 2009 and has since become a Centre of Excellence for Leadership, recognised by the National College. The programmes and structures we have developed have been shared at National Conferences, including the ‘Leadership Partner School National Conference’ (January 2010) & NCSL conference ‘Seizing Success’ (June 2010).

Future Leaders


21st June 2018

To develop an understanding of the crucial importance of leadership in education.

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Stepping Up


June 2018

A unique one-day training leadership programme for staff who have recently undertaken, or have the potential to undertake, a leadership role.

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Beyond Outstanding


Starting June 2018

Beyond Outstanding recognises the crucial role that middle leaders play in secondary school improvement and the title of the programme encapsulates our school’s drive for continued and sustained excellence.

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Moving Into Senior Leadership


November 2017

Learn and Lead are pleased to offer this programme for experienced Middle Leaders who are looking to take on senior leadership responsibility in the next two years.

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Staff Leadership Framework

This is a school that clearly thrives on making the most of people’s talents, providing them with the opportunity, to practise and develop leadership be they senior leaders, governors, teachers or students.

Steve Munby

The National College - LDR Review

Leadership is a means to an end. Leaders must be passionately, creatively, obsessively and steadfastly committed to enhancing ‘‘deep’’ learning for students-learning for understanding, learning for life, learning for a knowledge society.

Dr Dean Fink

International Educational Development Consultant