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CPD Special Offers

View our special offer prices for a range of training sessions in 2022/23:

Special Offers

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2022/23 Course Programme from LPDS:

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2022/23 Governor Course Programme:

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Lancashire Professional Development Service have been providing high-quality, professional training and development for over twenty-five years. The team offer a comprehensive range of consultancies, courses and conferences which cover the full range of curriculum, teaching and learning, and leadership needs.

Our well established and highly regarded team of Teaching and Learning Consultants design tailor-made professional learning opportunities and consultancy packages for schools, multi-academy trusts, clusters and other settings. LPDS support is readily available across Lancashire, the North West and further afield.

The Lancashire Grid for Learning (LancsNGFL) website has recently been integrated here, providing you with a simplified and user-friendly way of accessing both CPD and subscription content*. Throughout the site you will find a wealth of information including guidance, resources, updates, best practice, links to training opportunities, and publications to use in school.

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CPD Special Offers Now Live!

We have applied significant discounts to a popular range of LPDS courses. Browse the full list and book early as places are limited.

Additional Offer

2022/23 History Subject Leader Networks - Book Autumn and Spring Terms, get your Summer Term Network Meeting for free. Please book all three sessions as normal and enter the code HISTORY2223 in the 'Special Requirements' box each time.

Spring Term 2023 CPD Programme

Access the Spring Term 2023 CPD brochure. View a full list of Special Offers referenced in the brochure. 

Recent Publications

Two Brand New English Planning Units

Two brand new English planning units:

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Key Learning in Spoken Language

Based upon the expectations outlined in the National Curriculum, this publication will support teachers to plan spoken language opportunities in English and across the curriculum. Publication available electronically for instant download.

"In Reception, the Phase 2 progression is excellent. Most of the class can blend to read words, sentences and decodable books, and segment to write sentences already. We are thrilled! We have never had so many children being able to read and write this effectively in the autumn term."

Headteacher at a Red Rose Letters and Sounds Pilot School

Secondary CPD Programme 2022 / 2023

Download your 2022/23 Secondary CPD Programme from LPDS.

Secondary CPD Brochure

Access to LancsNGFL Email

Link to the old LancsNGFL email client.

For support please follow this link.

Access the Lancashire Schools Portal

The Schools' Portal provides secure access to a number of online systems, including an electronic post system, traded services and a range of information aimed at supporting schools across Lancashire.