Year planners for school leaders

The number of tasks that need completing each term can be overwhelming so it is vital to keep track of key school dates and tasks. These downloadable year planners for school leaders will help plan priorities across each term, ensuring all statutory compliance requirements are met.

The planners break tasks into half termly chunks and help you plan for the year ahead. Adapt the language, timing and frequency for your school.

Leadership and governance

Lead academic planning and improvement and prioritise key tasks across each half-term
Structure your workload and support the head and whole school development
Structure your workload and support the head and whole school development
Ensure you are aware of tasks and deadlines to hold the school to account
Lead whole school improvement with this planner for MAT governors and trustees
Lead pastoral support and achievement and make sure you complete key tasks
Lead whole school improvement with this planner for junior headteachers
Lead whole school development with this planner for primary headteachers
Lead whole school improvement with this planner for secondary headteachers

School business management

Use our checklists for maintained schools and academies

Teaching and learning

Structure your workload and ensure your time is managed effectively
Balance teaching and middle leadership with careful planning
Fulfil leadership duties and tasks each term with this planner
Plan your provision for the most able with this breakdown of tasks
Structure key leadership tasks alongside your teaching

SEN and safeguarding

Lead child protection and safeguarding in your setting
Identify priorities for improving outcomes for pupils with SEND