Outstanding Leadership in the Creative Arts
Leading the Drama Department

Course description


This course is for Heads, and aspiring Heads of Creative Arts Departments. You will learn new ways to drive excellent teaching and learning, lead your team to success, raise the profile of your subject throughout the school and ultimately lead your department to attain outstanding results.

You will learn a variety of strategies and look at case studies, which are proven to gain high results and create an outline for success which takes into account the particular context of your school. You will look at how you can partner with senior leaders, other departments and the local community to improve pupil outcomes and raise aspirations of children in your school. You will examine how to build positive relationships between staff, pupils and parents and how this is vital to your role, and the success of the department.  

You will leave the day with a bank of excellent resources that will help you to plan for the development of your department. You will be inspired and prepared to go back to your school ready to lead your Department to become Outstanding.


  • New ways to drive excellent teaching and learning.

  • Lead your team to success.

  • Inspire and develop your staff to succeed.

  • Raise the profile of your subject throughout your school.

  • Lead your department to attain outstanding grades.

  • Build positive relationships.

  • View strategies and case studies proven to gain success.

  • Excellent bank of resources to help you reach outstanding.

Who should attend?


  • Heads and aspiring Heads of Art, Drama and Music.

  • Heads and aspiring Heads of Creative Arts Faculties.

‘Fantastic to have relevant dialogue with an experienced leader’ – Siobhan C, Radnor House Sevenoaks

‘Extremely well planned’ Alison E, Impington Village College


95% of delegates rate our courses as 'Excellent'

The Details


Central London  - Dates: TBC - Please show your interest in this course by completing the 'Reserve a Spot' form below.


Cost £275 + VAT: Includes lunch, refreshments, an excellent bank of resources and CPD certificate

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Specialist in delivering CPD to the Creative Arts