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.

Last reviewed on 31 October 2022
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  1. Personalise your objectives
  2. Pupil progress
  3. Lesson quality
  4. Pupil groupings
  5. Putting new strategies in place
  6. Providing support to TAs
  7. Objectives for teachers working across Key Stages

This article was written with help from our associate experts, Tony Cook, Jacqueline Baker and Sue Rogers.

Personalise your objectives

Performance objectives should be specific to each individual and to your school. They should reflect how experienced the teacher is and be tailored to individual circumstances (for example, if they work part-time).

The previous years’ assessment results For Key Stage (KS) 1, the school's Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) attainment data For KS2, the attainment and progress data from KS1 The number of pupils with special educational needs (SEN) The strategies for using the pupil premium grant The overall standard of teaching at the school Whether the local authority (LA) or academy trust has set objectives for your school How your headteacher’s performance objectives link with those of the people they lead Your school’s priorities for the forthcoming year, which will