We employ a team of very experienced full-time subject specialist teacher advisers who offer a high quality consultancy and school-based training service for a wide variety of education practitioners.

Charges for Schools and Settings


Full Day Half Day (and twilights, 2 hours and above) Twilights (up to 2 hours) 2 days 3 days
£165 £85 £55 £300 £450
4 days 5 days 2 half days 3 half days 4 half days
£590 £735 £155 £220 £285

Inset Charges

  Time Preparation Allowance Charge to Schools
Delivering Training In School * (up to 15 staff, £20pp thereafter) 2 Hours (Minimum Charge) 2 Hours £350
Half Day (3 Hours) 3 Hours £450
Full Day (6 Hours) 4 Hours £750
Consultancy (Support & Advice) Per Hour (Minimum charge 2 hours) None £100
Additional preparation time (if required) Per Hour None £50
Hire of iPads £5 per iPad, maximum charge of £50
Practical Session for Parents £350 (up to 2 hours) Parents' Meeting £250 (up to 2 hours)
Practical Session for Children £100 per hour, minimum charge 2 hours

* Non LCC schools will be charged 45p per mile and travel time where above 1 hour at £50ph.

The full fee will apply for sessions cancelled within 8 working days, this will also include any travel or hotel expenses incurred by LPDS

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Contact us

Lancashire Professional Development Service
The Centre for Learning Excellence
Woodlands Conference Centre
Southport Road

Tel: 01257 516100
Email: lpds@lancashire.gov.uk