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October 2024 applicants

LLSE applications for the October 2024 cohort are now open!

DfE registration and funding

All applicants applying to complete an NPQ are required to register with the DfE. The DfE registration portal will open in July 2024, at this point your scholarship funding eligibility will be confirmed. Please click here to view the October 2024 DfE funding criteria. In the meantime, please pre-register for DfE email updates here, this will ensure you are kept up to date as to when the DfE registration portal opens.

If you do not have a TRN (Teacher Reference Number), you will need to apply for one at request a TRN before you can register via the DfE portal when it opens. Please ensure you apply for this at the same time as beginning your LLSE application to avoid any delay in joining the programme.  

LLSE application

Please begin your LLSE application by completing the short form below. If you experience any problems in completing this form, please contact us at

If you would like further information about our Delivery Partner locations before beginning your application, please click here.

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LLSE is partnering with Teach First to offer you with the opportunity to study the NPQ Leading Literacy, NPQ Early Years Leadership and the brand new NPQ SENCO qualifications starting in October 2024.  

Teach First's application process will open in July.

Please complete your Expression of Interest here and we will contact you as soon as the formal application process is open.

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