Last reviewed on 19 July 2023
School types: All · School phases: All
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Use our checklist of tasks to help get your department/subject plans in great shape for the new academic year.

Download our checklist

Use it ahead of the new school year to reflect on what you need to do to be prepared. It includes a list of tasks and space to write down next steps. 

It includes opportunities to reflect on your:

  • Role
  • Subject leadership file
  • Budget
  • Strategic direction and priorities
  • Teaching and learning approach
  • Line management responsibilities
  • Staff and resources
  • Stock
  • Innovation in your subject

We worked with Jeremy Bird, Martin Owen and Nina Siddall-Ward to create these checklists.

Prepare for your termly tasks

Ahead of the start of the year, plan your key tasks for each term to help you manage and monitor your department.

Use our termly checklists for primary and secondary subject/department leaders.

Use our resource hub for subject and department leads to complete the next steps