Termly tasks for headteachers: summer 2022

Keep on top of your tasks for the summer term with our downloadable checklist.

Last reviewed on 17 March 2022
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  1. Summer term task checklist
  2. Planning ahead?

Summer term task checklist

Use our checklist to keep track of key dates and deadlines for summer term 2022, as well as tasks related to:

  • Health and safety
  • Finance
  • Teaching, learning and assessment
  • School improvement, evaluation and monitoring
  • Governance
  • Administration

We developed this list with the help of our associate experts Trevor Bailey, Marilyn Nathan, Jeremy Bird and Jenny Moss.

Planning ahead?

Use our checklists for autumn term and spring term tasks (they'll be updated for the next academic year in due course, but in the meantime will still give you a good sense of what will need doing and when).


Trevor Bailey has extensive experience in school leadership and management. He was a secondary headteacher for 14 years.

Marilyn Nathan is an education consultant who specialises in leadership and management development. She has experience of inspecting both primary and secondary schools, and has acted as an external adviser for headteacher reviews.

Jeremy Bird has extensive experience of primary headship. He has also worked with local authorities and published guidance for new and aspiring headteachers and senior leaders.

Jenny Moss was the headteacher of a special school judged as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. She has worked in school leadership for almost 20 years.

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