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Understand your role in the inspection of pupil premium spending
Monitoring the use of pupil premium funds is part of your governing board's core function to oversee financial performance of the school and make sure its money is well spent.
While you aren't expected to direct exactly how pupil premium funding is spent, inspectors will look at how effectively you've challenged the impact of that spending to drive up attainment for disadvantaged pupils.
Pupil premium affects the 'leadership and management' judgement
There's no separate graded judgement for pupil premium spending, but Ofsted will look for confirmation that the way your school uses its funding is based on good evidence.
Inspectors will consider:
You'll find this in paragraphs 313 and 329 of the