What is Freddie’s Focus for Staff?

Freddie’s Focus is a weekly publication emailed to all staff every Friday afternoon, under the leadership of a member of the Senior Leadership team. It contains a weekly teaching and learning based question aimed at challenging thinking and encouraging reflection. The publication also contains celebrations and thanks, reminders and a ‘Try if you like’ Teaching and Learning strategy.

The Aim is to:
  • Improve communication across school and between SLT and staff;
  • Create consistency across the school in terms of what is working well and areas for improvement;
  • Provide new Teaching and Learning strategies for staff.
Freddie’s Focus for Staff Feedback:
  • 85% of staff surveyed find it useful
  • 93% of staff surveyed read it on a weekly basis
Staff found it most beneficial for:
  • Sharing of ideas
  • Good for consistency and a shared focus
  • Communication and feedback from SLT
  • Building a sense of community in school
  • ‘Good content and well prepared’