CLASS Teaching School is committed to providing high-quality training and development opportunities to support professionals across our alliance of Special Schools. 

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The CLASS Teaching School Alliance is committed to providing a framework of professional development to enable a career continuum that develops and maintains high levels of specialist skills for all our staff.

Our CPD Strand undertakes to offer and commission training packages in response to the needs of the schools in our alliance.


Our current offer is outlined below. This offer is developed in collaboration with the KsENT Leadership Forum and is reviewed regularly. If you feel your school has a training need not currently covered within our offer, please contact us.




Session 1

An Introduction to ASD

Session 2

An Introduction to Assessment for Learning 

Session 3

An Introduction to Leading a Class Team

Session 4

An Introduction to Behaviour for Learning 

Session 5

An Introduction to Wellbeing 

National Postgraduate Qualification of Leadership


We are pleased to be able to offer these accredited programmes in association with LLSE.


Application Process:

​In order to apply for a place on either the NPQML or NPQSL potential candidates will need to complete a course specific application form. LLSE will then review applications to ensure they meet the requisite requirements.


For more information regarding course content and prices, please see the course specific links below:

To book a place please download and complete the appropriate application form and return it to: cherith.stibbe@ksent.org


For more information regarding course content, dates and prices, please see the links below:


Tier 2 courses are designed for experienced teaching staff (including HLTAs, teachers and school leaders) seeking to further their skills and knowledge of teaching practices in SEN settings, or those seeking opportunities for career progression. For further details for each course please refer to the tabs below.  

Schools can opt to send staff on the complete Tier 2 programme or on individual sessions.  Schools can request more than one place on a session.


Leading a Team Successfully (2-part course)

Wednesday 5th May, 1.30-3.30 p.m.

Wednesday 12th May, 1.30-3.30 p.m.

Proving the Impact of Practice 

Thursday 1st July, 3.00-5.00 p.m.




Using the Thrive Approach to support Behaviour and Emotional Wellbeing

Wednesday 26th May