Performance objectives

  • Curriculum/subject leads: performance objectives
    Find examples of performance objectives that reflect how Ofsted will inspect your curriculum, along with suggested success criteria and monitoring arrangements.
  • Head/deputy head of subject: performance objectives
    Find suggested performance objectives for heads of department, along with success criteria and monitoring arrangements. They cover areas such as pupil progress, interventions, differentiation and the curriculum.
  • Phase leader: performance objectives
    Get expert advice on setting performance objectives for your phase leaders, and see example objectives for all phase leaders, Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) teachers, and teachers new to phase leadership.
  • EYFS teachers: performance objectives
    Learn how to set performance objectives for Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) teachers, and see example objectives with suggested success criteria for meeting them.
  • Teachers (KS1 and KS2): performance objectives
    Use our example performance objectives to help you create your own for Key Stage (KS) 1 and KS2 teachers, including teachers working across the Key Stages.
  • Teachers on the UPR: performance objectives
    Use our examples of performance objectives to help you write your own for a teacher on the upper pay range (UPR). Download a quick guide summarising the differences between objectives for teachers on the main pay range (MPR) and the UPR.
  • How to write performance objectives
    Understand your requirements and get advice on writing performance objectives. Find out how to link performance objectives to your school improvement plan (SIP).
  • Using pupil progress to set appraisal objectives
    Although it's not required, schools can use pupil progress to help set teacher performance objectives. Learn more about the legal requirements and how to use the data in a meaningful way.