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It includes sections such as:
- The pupil premium action plan
- Pupil progress
- Links with the governing board
Guidance: monitoring in practice
Delegate to senior leaders
While you're in charge of collecting evidence of the impact of all activities which support pupils eligible for the pupil premium, you can delegate some of this workload to members of the senior leadership team (SLT), or at least request contributions from them.
For example, members of the SLT could conduct learning walks to gather evidence about the quality of learning for pupils eligible for the pupil premium.
Make sure impact is measurable
While data on academic progress is easy to measure, you need to establish a consistent system for