Doing fewer things in greater depth: How we reduced teacher workload by restructuring our approach to planning.

Male teacher with primary school pupils

At St Peter’s Primary school, North Somerset, we have long been looking into ways in which we can try to reduce teacher workload. We began our journey by reading the teacher workload review group paper 'Eliminating unnecessary workload around planning …

School improvement – what is it like to be a school receiving support?

In 2013, Our Lady and St Benedict was judged to be requires improvement by Ofsted. At the time, they were operating with 50% supply teachers, struggling to get consistent teaching and the school was run-down. Now the corridors and classrooms …