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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
​046​New to the role of music subject leader ... or refresh
​Friday 3 November 2017
​NMPAT, Northampton
NN1 4AZ
​£80Course details (PDF 1.05MB)
Booking form (Word 314KB)
​047​Musical Mayhem in the Early Years!
​Friday 10 November 2017
​NMPAT, Northampton
NN1 4AZ
​£80Course details (PDF 656KB)
Booking form (Word 314KB)
​048​Regional Music Subject Leader Network Meeting
​Wednesday 1 November 2017
​Towcester Primary School, Towcester
NN12 6AU
​freeInformation about the meeting (PDF 726KB)
Booking form (Word 314KB)
​049​Regional Music Subject Leader Network Meeting
​Wednesday 15 November 2017
​Parklands Primary School, Northampton
NN3 6DW
​free​Information about the meeting (PDF 726KB)
Booking form (Word 314KB)
​050​Regional Music Subject Leader Network Meeting
​Wednesday 29 November 2017
​Rockingham Primary School, Corby
NN17 1SJ
​freeInformation about the meeting (PDF 726KB)
Booking form (Word 314KB)
​051​Arts Subjects Conference: Expand Your Horizons
​Tuesday 9 January 2018
​NMPAT, Northampton
NN1 4AZ
​£80​Information about the conference (PDF 6.69MB)
Booking form (Word 313KB)
​052​Bringing Books to Life with Music
​Friday 23 March 2018
​NMPAT, Northampton
NN1 4AZ
​£80Course details (PDF 1.07MB)
Booking form (Word 314KB)
​053​Regional Music Subject Leader Network Meeting
​Wednesday 28 February 2018
​The Grange School, Daventry
NN11 4HL
​free​Information about the meeting (PDF 793KB)
Booking form (Word 314KB)
​054​Regional Music Subject Leader Network Meeting
​Wednesday 14 March 2018
​Ecton Brook Primary, Northampton
NN3 5DL
​free​Information about the meeting (PDF 793LB)
Booking form (Word 314KB)
​055​Regional Music Subject Leader Network Meeting
​Wednesday 21 March 2018
​St Peter's C of E Academy, Raunds
NN8 6PA
​free​Information about the meeting (PDF 793KB)
Booking form (Word 314KB)
​056​Music in Partnership with Primary Topics​Friday 8 June 2018
NMPAT, Northampton
NN1 4AZ
​£80​Information to follow
Booking form (Word 314KB)

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)