Leaders for the Future

18 October 2018 – 25 April 2019

Venue: West Lakes Academy & Cockermouth School

Cost: £200


High quality leadership is crucial in achieving excellent outcomes for students. Leaders for the future is a nationally accredited course for teachers with leadership potential in the early stages of their career.

Leaders for the Future (L4F) offers six modules which focus on developing leadership skills, knowledge and mind-sets, which can be used immediately to increase teachers’ impact beyond the classroom through influencing others and working on wider projects.

The programme is certified by SSAT and provides routes to Masters level accreditation through University of Nottingham and SSAT Lead Practitioner Accreditation.

What can you expect?

Each module will be delivered by senior staff from West Lakes Academy and Cockermouth School. Sessions will be hosted between these two school sites.

Candidates will undertake a project over the course of this programme and will have the opportunity to present their projects to all participating school during the final celebration session.


This programme will be subsidised by West Lakes Teaching School Alliance and as such we are able to offer places at £200 per candidate. This fee will cover all refreshments and resources.

How to Apply

If you wish to apply for a place on this course, please complete the application form attached and return it to West Lakes Teaching School Alliance

Via email: TSA@westlakesacademy.org.uk

All applications must be received before Friday 28th September 2018.

Places on this course will be limited to ensure a high quality experience for all participants. Applications will be handled on a first come, first served basis.

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