National Professional Qualifications

NPQ in Early Years Leadership

Are you a leader of a nursery, level 3 qualified or a childminder? Do you wish to make use of the bursary funding for the Early Years NPQs available for the next two years to develop and grow your workforce?

National Professional Qualifications are the most widely recognised qualifications in the education sector and part of the ‘golden thread’ of recent teacher development reforms.

Saffron Teaching School Hub is offering an NPQ in Early Years Leadership, building leadership skills and capacity based on the latest evidence.

Further information and how to apply

To find out more about our NPQ in Early Years Leadership, and to complete our online application form, click HERE.

The next cohort of NPQs starts in February 2023. The closing date for applications is 15th January 2023.

For any enquiries, contact our NPQ Administrator Lorraine Chedzoy at