Monitoring pupil premium: role of the link governor
Be clear on the role and responsibilities of a pupil premium link governor. Use our list of questions when monitoring provision and our template when reporting to your board.
Role and responsibilities
As a pupil premium link governor, or any governor monitoring pupil premium, you'll need to hold school leaders to account for:
- How they spend the pupil premium
- The impact of spending on targeted groups
- The attainment and progress of eligible pupils compared with others
Make sure you're familiar with the pupil premium: what it is, how it's calculated and allocated, which groups of pupils attract the premium, and how it can be spent.
Know your school
Read and understand your school's pupil premium strategy statement Get familiar with your school's pupil premium policy, if it has one Know basic pupil premium facts for your school, such as how many pupils attract the premium and how this figure compares nationally Meet