• Action plan for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Use our template and completed example to inspire you and save you time when developing your EYFS action plan. See examples from other schools to see how they've done it.
  • Action plans for writing (primary) Download and adapt our Key Stage (KS) 2 writing action plan template to help you create your own. Find suggestions on how to improve writing in your school, and see examples from other schools.
  • Collaborating with other trusts and schools Explore how your multi-academy trust (MAT) can collaborate with other trusts and maintained schools. We explain what sorts of partnerships you can form, and advise on how to set up these collaborations to ensure they’re worth your time.
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  • Creating a school improvement framework for your MAT Learn how to create the right environment in your MAT to drive school improvement. Get to grips with what you need to determine as a central team, and how to involve each school in creating the improvement framework by sharing good practice and successful interventions.
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  • English and maths action plans: templates Download our subject action planning template, and use our sample completed action plans for guidance.
  • Getting the most out of your Ofsted feedback Make sure you take the opportunity to get useful feedback on how to improve your school. You can download our reflection sheet to help you record what inspectors are saying.
  • How to deliver school improvement across your trust The improvement needs of each school are unique, but the process for delivering school improvement support is transferable across trusts. Read on to find out how to get this process right.
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  • How to develop your long-term strategic plan Long-term strategic planning will give you an overview of the direction of your school improvement over the next 3 to 5 years. Find out how to develop a robust plan that will help you achieve your school's vision. Plus, download our template plan to save you time writing your own.
  • How to get headteachers to work together to support each other We spoke to Russell Boulton, CEO of Enrich Learning Trust, to find out the 3 key ingredients to getting school principals/headteachers to collaborate and work together. Find out how you can equip your heads to do the same in your trust.
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  • How to involve pupils, parents and staff in trust development Learn how The Compass Partnership of Schools built a thriving community where staff, pupils and parents have a say on trust development. Trust leader John Camp explains how this approach has led to high staff retention, engaged parents and pupils who feel part of something more than just their school. Find out how you can achieve this too.
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  • How to organise your monitoring schedule Find out how you can monitor with purpose so you don't overload staff with unnecessary monitoring. Plus, see examples of policies from schools.
  • Make pupil feedback count: how one SLT hears from every pupil, every year The Marlborough Science Academy revolutionised pupil voice by introducing weekly feedback sessions across the entire school and making regular improvements in response. Here's how this SLT did it, and how you can too.
  • Post-inspection action plan: guidance and template Get advice on how to use feedback from your inspections to create effective post-Ofsted action plans for your school or your subject.
  • Premises development plans: template Use our template premises development plan to help you audit your school grounds and buildings and plan improvement tasks.
  • Raising attainment plans Raising attainment plans (RAPs) are tactical, short-term plans to help schools raise standards. Get to grips with how they work, who's involved, and how they differ from a school improvement plan.