Apply for an NPQ

How to apply for a place on our NPQ programmes starting in Autumn 2024.


To begin your application, please complete our NPQ expression of interest form. We will then send you a link to the DfE application form and further information relevant to your selected NPQ and provider. 

Please note Scholarship Funding eligibility will be confirmed on this application but you can also check here - Funding for national professional qualifications (NPQs) - GOV.UK (


Filling in our EOI form is the first step in securing a place on one of our NPQ programmes. It will maximise your chances of securingfunding (please check if you are eligible for funding here) and ensure that you receive ongoing support from the Redhill team in relation to your application. (Please remember that all applicants must be sponsored by their Headteacher or line manager, and their details are required on the form).

N.B. For NPQH and SL applicants, you will need to select your chosen provider when completing the EOI, so please see the diagram below and use the links on this page to access the Lead Provider websites.  If any help is required, please contact us.


Funding changes

Due to funding changes, please read our update hereYou can find out about your school's funding eligibility when you register with the DfE, if you would like to know before, please get in touch. Due to funding changes, we cannot guarantee we will be running a Cohort in Summer 24-25. 


Please see all of our NPQ programmes below.

Each programme is listed below, alongside the logo of the Lead Provider we are working with to deliver this programme. Where there are two Lead Providers, you are able to choose which Provider you would prefer to work with. You can find out more about about Cefel here, and more about Teach First here.


To apply for an NPQ, please follow this link.



The following ‘priority’ NPQs will remain fully funded for all teachers and leaders from publicly funded schools and 16 to 19 educational organisations, regardless of pupil premium funding criteria for the Autumn 2024 NPQ intake:

  • NPQ Leading Primary Maths (NPQLPM)
  • NPQ Headship (NPQH)

To find out more about funding for this cohort, head to our Funding page here.


Get in touch

If you need any support with your application process, or help in deciding which NPQ is suitable for you, please get in touch. Redhill Hub NPQ Programme Lead, Laura Candlin, is available Tuesday to Friday at or 07831324490, or you can contact the Redhill Hub team at

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We would love the opportunity to talk to you about any of our programmes. Please feel free to get in touch for a formal or informal conversation, to find out how we can help you progress in your career.