Identifying and Developing Leadership

Improving leadership is the single most important determinant for school improvement. Through the work of the Alliance we hope to develop current leaders and develop leadership potential.

Leadership for the North East (L4NE) is an accredited provider of the Department for Education and Teaching Regulation Agency to deliver the new Leadership Curriculum Programmes in the NE Government office region:


We focus our provision within:

  • Carlisle

  • Darlington

  • Durham

  • Eden

  • Gateshead

  • Hartlepool

  • Middlesbrough

  • Newcastle upon Tyne

  • North Tyneside

  • Northumberland

  • Redcar and Cleveland

  • South Tyneside

  • Stockton-on-Tees

  • Sunderland.



L4NE is a partnership of lead schools; St Bedes’ Catholic School & Sixth Form College works with a wide range of partner schools including primary, first, middle, secondary, special schools and academies to cover the North East region.