In a nutshell
Hardenhuish School in Wiltshire started a staff working group to improve the wellbeing of all staff across the school, with a particular focus on workload. Set up 3 years ago, group members:
- Meet up once a term to have open conversations about wellbeing and workload
- Identify challenges from across the school
- Come up with effective solutions based on best practice
A member of the senior leadership team (SLT) runs the group - meeting outcomes are discussed at senior leadership level and the next steps are then communicated at the next working group meeting.
A working group will help you get regular, honest feedback from staff
As Rachel Cobb, KS5 maths lead at Hardenhuish, put it: "I feel that our thoughts and opinions are taken seriously and that issues we raise are