How to monitor your school's pupil premium report

Learn about your school's pupil premium reporting requirements for 2023-24, and see examples of other schools' published strategy statements.

Last reviewed on 30 April 2024
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Contents
  1. Your school must use the DfE's templates to publish its strategy statement
  2. Your school must demonstrate the evidence basis for its spending
  3. Example statements from schools

Your school must use the DfE's templates to publish its strategy statement

This is separate from the school's report to the board – there are no requirements for the format in which your school leaders report to you on the pupil premium. 

Your school must:

The DfE will perform monitoring checks on a sample of schools' published reports.  

Your school must demonstrate the evidence basis for its spending

Your school must show how its spending strategy is informed by research evidence and refer to a range of sources, including the toolkit published by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF). The DfE says this in section 3.1 of the conditions of grant for both local authorities and academies. 

Support the quality of teaching, such as staff CPD  Provide targeted academic support, such as tutoring Tackle non-academic barriers to success in school,

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