Andrea Dearden, c/o Palmerston School, Minehead Road, Liverpool. L17 6AU.

0151 428 2128

South Liverpool Schools Together

Professional & Leadership Development (CPD)

Palmerston Teaching School meets the CPD needs of the following groups:-

Please go to the CPD menu to see all courses offered, together with a booking form for all training 


NEW P.I.A .Support - Summer Term 2018


NEW CPD offered by P.I.A. -  Updated Offers (1.5.18) - dates will be organised based on numbers requesting the following training:-

 Please see the link below which takes you to a document showing the latest, updated CPD offers from P.I.A.  which include:-

SEN Courses (Behaviour; introduction to ASD/ADHD;  Inspirational Maths for SEN pupils; Inclusive Literacy and ICT for SEN pupils) and

Leadership programmes  - a series of programmes which can be offered either to groups of schools or bespoke to individual schools.

P.I.A. will also be offering Developing the Mentally Healthy School Training to schools in the future - they have currently become a Mentally Healthy Training School and are currently delivering training to other Teaching Schools across Merseyside.  Training will then be rolled out to all other schools.





G10 LN has a programme of CPD to meet schools' improvement needs.    P.I.A. develops a CPD plan for G10 schools that works towards all being Good or Outstanding.    

New CPD Action Plan for 2017/2018 coming soon. 


Click here to the link to the main CPD page on the site 


Special School Alliance members


Special School Alliance members have a programme of CPD and Headteacher briefings to help maintain all at Good or Outstanding.  


P.I.A. supports the Merseyside Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) group as required re CPD needs and contribute towards their infrastructure.  


P.I.A. works with the Association of Liverpool Special School Headteachers (ALSSH) group to identify any areas of strength and issues for improvement that could be shared to ensure all schools remain Good or better.



P.I.A. Action Plans 

P.I.A. Action Plan 2016-2017 here



School Direct SEN Training Programme

P.I.A. develop SEN training in conjunction with the ITT (School Direct) programme.    


School Direct SEN Training programme for 2017-2018 can be viewed here.  


Some of the sessions are being offered to NQTs from network schools at a cost of £50 per person per session or FREE to schools which are offering student placements.    See the timetable here.