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  • Raising attainment plans Raising attainment plans (RAPs) are tactical, short-term plans to help schools raise standards. Learn how they work, who's involved, and how it differs from a school improvement plan. You can also see examples of RAPs from schools.
  • Reading action plans (primary) UpdatedDownload and adapt our Key Stage 2 (KS2) reading action plan template to help you create your own, and see examples of reading action plans from other schools.
  • School improvement planning: role of governors Find out how to involve your governors when writing and monitoring your school improvement plan. You can also see examples of school improvement plans from a range of schools
  • School improvement plans based on the 2019 Ofsted framework (primary) Use our template to create a school improvement plan (SIP) based on the 2019 Ofsted framework. See examples of SIPs from a range of primary schools.
  • School improvement plans: EYFS See how primary schools like yours cover the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) in their SIPs.
  • School improvement plans: primary Download our annotated school improvement plan (SIP) to learn how to develop your plan and decide what to include and why. It features advice and tips from an ‘outstanding’ school. Read on to find examples of SIPs from other primary schools like you.
  • School improvement plans: secondary Download our annotated school improvement plan (SIP) to learn how to develop your plan and decide what to include and why. It features advice and tips from an ‘outstanding’ school. Read on to find examples of SIPs from other secondary schools like you.
  • School improvement plans: special schools Having an effective school improvement plan (SIP) will support you in achieving your priorities. Use the examples of SIPs from special schools below to get inspiration for creating your own, and see how other schools have structured theirs.
  • School improvement plan: template and checklist Download our school improvement plan (SIP) template and a checklist to help you evaluate your SIP. You'll also find out how you can monitor its implementation.
  • Science action plans (primary) Are there examples of action plans for science? We refer to examples of action plans for science from maintained primary schools and an academy. We also link to another article which has a downloadable template for department and subject action plans.
  • SENCO action plans Download our action plan template for a special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO). We also look at special educational needs (SEN) action plans from schools.
  • SMSC development: action plans Are there examples of action plans for SMSC development? In this article, we look at spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development action plans from schools. You will also find links to school improvement plans that include actions relating to SMSC development.
  • Template for writing a case study on classroom practice Is there a template for writing a case study? We have worked with one of our associate education experts to create a KeyDoc template for a case study. It contains a suggested structure and series of prompts to help you decide what to include. We also link to further case study examples from The Key.
  • Whole-school pastoral action plans Download our template for a whole-school pastoral action plan and a sample completed plan. You will also find examples of school approaches to planning for improving pastoral provision.