This article is for you if you're creating a general subject action plan.
For advice and guidance on developing/updating a subject action plan in response to an Ofsted inspection, see our article on post-inspection action plans.
Download our template
It has space for you to record:
- The context of your department, including its strengths and weaknesses - if you're a subject leader, work with your head of department here
- Your long-term plan over 2 to 3 years
- Your priorities for the year
- Each priority in detail, including targets, actions to take, resources, success criteria, how it'll be monitored, and a RAG rating
Example of a completed plan
Use the following sample action plan to give you an idea of how you might fill in the details for one priority in a secondary English department action plan. Please note that it's intended as an example only.