Welcome to Leading Schools South West

Training Leaders for future generations

LSSW gives schools in the South West a leading role in running leadership programmes for their own staff.

LSSW is a not-for-profit Charitable Trust, formed and governed by leading Teaching Schools to provide leadership training for teachers across the South West of England.

97% success rate for NPQs, 7% above the national average!

Latest News


The DfE are due to announce the launch of the new reformed NPQ’s and other courses in September 2021. Application windows for these new courses will be advertised on our LSSW website during the Summer term 2021, with opportunities for individuals to register their interest during the Spring term 2021. We look forward to continuing to support you with your leadership programmes through this new and exciting period.

Our NPQ Programmes

NPQH Programme

NPQSL Programme

NPQSL PLUS Programme

NPQML Programme

NPQML PLUS Programme

Get in touch…

If you have any questions, we’d love to hear from you.

Either complete the Enquiry Form below or call us on 01752 636700 Ext 5706.

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