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“Inspiring and developing great leaders”


Edge Hill Leadership Academy is Elmridge's chosen leadership partner.  The Leadership Academy is committed to being a school-led provider of leadership development that supports school leaders internationally and nationally in the leadership of learning.  Over 5, 000 Head Teachers, Aspirant Head Teachers, Senior Leaders, Middle Leaders, New Leaders and Governors have participated in their Leadership Programmes.

The Leadership Academy has an established reputation and a brand which is about high quality delivery and impact.  It holds a Golden Licence for National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL).  The aim is to ensure participants receive personalised, high quality, individual support. 

Training programmes are developed in partnership with exceptional schools and school leaders with a track record of high quality, impact driven professional development.  Elmridge co-facilitates the Leadership Academy's NPQ programmes in partnership with Gatley Teaching School and everyonlearning@ Teaching School Alliance.


Impact of the NPQ programmes is crucial.  Promotion of School Leaders directly attributed to the Academy's leadership programme training:

  • 75% of Middle Leaders on our NPQML
  • 90% of Senior Leaders on our NPQSL
  • 60% of Aspirant Head Teachers on our NPQH have secured Headships