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
​059​Composition, improvisation and performance with iPads​Monday  3 December 2018​NMPAT, Northampton
​£80Course details (PDF 462KB)
Booking form (Word 305KB)
​060​Arts Subjects Conference: "Catch up on Creativity!"
​Friday 11 January 2019
​NMPAT, Northampton
​£80Information about the conference (PDF 586KB)
Booking form (Word 305KB)
​061​Composing for the terrified!
​Friday 8 February 2019NMPAT, Northampton
​£80​Information about the course to follow
Booking form (Word 305KB)
​063Bringing books to life with music​​Wednesday 13 February 2019
​NMPAT, Northampton
​£80Course details (PDF 1109KB)
Booking form (Word 181KB)
​062​Music Conference
​Friday 14 June 2019
​NMPAT, Northampton
​£80​Information about the conference to follow
Booking form to follow

Northamptonshire Music Education Hub Music Conference 2019

Friday 14 June 2019 at NMPAT, Northampton NN1 4AZ.

  • Music Conference information to follow
  • Booking form 2019 to follow

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