Long-term strategic plans: examples

See examples of long-term strategic plans from primary, secondary and special schools, and a multi-academy trust.

Last reviewed on 18 January 2022
School types: All · School phases: All
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  1. Primary school examples
  2. Secondary school example
  3. Special school example
  4. Multi-academy trust example

Primary school examples

Community school in Hertfordshire

Chorleywood Primary School has published a 5-year strategic plan for 2020-2025. The school was rated as 'outstanding' by Ofsted in 2019.

The plan provides an overarching structure to steer school improvement. It guides the 6 operational plans that aim to deliver the vision set out in the strategic plan.

The operational plans include:

  • A curriculum improvement plan
  • A governance action plan
  • An IT investment plan
  • A financial plan

Voluntary-controlled school in West Berkshire

Purley Church of England Primary School has a 5-year strategic plan for 2017-2022. It lists 4 strategic priorities:

  • Excellence in Whole Child Education
  • Building community
  • Effective use of resources
  • Effective and committed leadership, governance and financial control

The document includes plans for implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and a visual representation of the plan.

Secondary school example

Harrow Way School has a 3-year strategic plan for 2020-2023. It outlines the school's strategic priorities, which are based on