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CPD courses for school teachers

NMPAT is delivering a series of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses for school teachers to help develop all areas of professional practice. These are designed to cover all key stages and every aspect of the curriculum.

Designed by Deputy Head Chris Hiscock, these courses will be delivered by Chris or leading practitioners from the world of music education to help develop the workforce in Northamptonshire and Rutland.

CPD courses for school staff

Code​Title Date​​Venue ​Cost​Information and application forms
​036​Bringing books to life with music​5 May 2017
Please note that this is a revised date!
​NMPAT, Kettering Road, Northampton.​£80 ​Information (PDF 1.16MB)
Application form (WORD 181KB)
​038​Sing a song and make some noise! A second music workshop for generalist Early Years practitioners​14 March 2017​Parklands Primary School, Northampton.​£55Information (550KB)
Application form (181KB)
​045​Regional Music Subject Leader Network Meeting15 March 2017​​Southfield Primary School, Brackley.free but booking required​ Information (PDF 1MB)
Application form (WORD 181KB)​
​NMEH Music Conference​21 June 2017​NMPAT, 125 Kettering Road, Northampton.​£80 ​Information (PDF 1230KB)
Application form (Word 352KB)                

Secondary music forum meetings

The Secondary Music Forum is open to all colleagues delivering curriculum music in secondary schools. We welcome your involvement to make this a vibrant forum for support and the exchange of ideas.

Certificate for Music Educators CME

The CME qualification is available through two potential routes to musicians, practitioners and educators in the county.

Chargeable courses – payment and cancellation policy

Payment policy

An invoice will be issued on receipt of booking. Payment must be received before the course date.

Cancellation policy

In the event of delegate cancellation the following charges will apply:

  • More than 4 weeks' notice of cancellation - no charge
  • 4 to 1 weeks' notice of cancellation - 50% charge
  • Less than 1 week's notice of cancellation - full charge

Important note

Waiver of any cancellation charges will only happen in the following circumstances:

  • An Ofsted inspection
  • The venue has changed with 4 or less weeks' notice
  • The timing has changed with 4 or less weeks' notice
  • NMPAT cancels the course

Cancellation of courses

NMPAT will only cancel courses:

  • When low numbers make a course unviable
  • In exceptional circumstances
NMPAT receives support from:
NMPAT is a company Limited by Guarantee (Company No. 7738151) and a registered charity (Charity No. 1145643)