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 - September 2019 ..............................coming soon


NEW CPD offered by P.I.A. -  dates will be organised based on numbers requesting training

The latest CPD offers from P.I.A.  may 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. may also offer Leading the Mentally Healthy School  training programme to schools in the future.



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 2019/2020 can be found here - a final version will be available in September 2019.    G10 LN Proposed Network Action Plan 2019/2020.


Click here to the link to the main CPD page on the site to make all bookings for CPD from September 2019. 


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 

Look out for any further plans in September 2019...................................



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 2019-2020 coming soon ...........................


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.