Candidates can apply at the following links for future rounds:




When applying please state on the application form that you wish to attend face-to-face sessions with the North West Learning Partnership - see instructions below:

Applicants completing their programme application are asked to identify whether they have been recommended by one of BPN’s delivery partners. If they have, then they will be asked to identify the partner from a drop-down list, and then to enter that partner’s ‘partner allocation code’.

The partner allocation code is: NWLP

This programme costs £950 which is paid directly to Best Practice Network. Best Practice Network (BPN) and the Outstanding Leaders Partnership (OLP) will be able to offer scholarships to candidates from 12 opportunity areas and the category 5 and 6 local authority districts. To see if candidates from your schools will be eligible for scholarships, please visit their website. For further information contact BPN on 0117 9209 424 or email

NPQH - For further information visit: