Alcohol at staff partiesIt’s up to you to decide whether staff can drink alcohol at social events like Christmas parties. Take a look at some of the things to consider, and see how other schools approach this issue.
Developing peer-to-peer mentoringLearn how to use peer mentoring effectively and what peer-to-peer sessions might look like, to create a supportive professional culture in your school.
How to run a working group to improve staff wellbeing: case studyHardenhuish School's wellbeing and workload working group comes together to discuss practical solutions to discrete workload burdens, and implement new initiatives based on best practice. Hear how Jo Glossop, the school's assistant head, set it up and how you can too.
How to run welfare checks for school staffKnow how to conduct wellbeing checks with your staff so you can effectively provide support and respond to any problems they have. Download our list of discussion questions to help you prepare.
Marking mythbusterMeaningful feedback that improves pupils’ work does not have to be written. However, many school leaders are still telling us that they are struggling with reducing marking workload in their school. To help, we've put together this mythbuster to help you work out what you don't have to worry about.
New headteacher's presentation to staffFind out how to introduce yourself to staff for the first time and get advice on what you should cover to help you set the groundwork for building good relationships.
Staff survey packUpdatedEverything you need to create your staff survey – a statement bank covering a range of topics (now including your school's response to coronavirus), plus a survey template and a letter to staff. See examples of staff questionnaires used by schools.
Staff wellbeing toolkit for line managersThe pressures of coronavirus mean that looking after the wellbeing of your staff is especially important. Use these resources to help you spot wellbeing challenges, take the appropriate next steps, and support a whole-school focus on wellbeing.
Teacher workload audit toolUse our teacher workload audit tool to spot workload issues and cut down on time wasted on ineffective or unproductive tasks.
Trans staff: summary of legal rightsUnderstand your legal responsibilities around supporting staff that identify as trans in the workplace and learn how to make informed decisions around the arrangements you put in place.
What not to do with pupil performance dataOfsted has warned against excessive use of data to assess pupil performance because it is not always reliable. Here are 5 common data practices that you could stop doing, and strategies to use instead, to identify what your pupils know and drive down teacher workload.