Make evidence-based decisions about interventions
To meet the conditions for pupil premium grants, you will need to show that any decisions you make about running interventions are informed by research evidence. This is set out in section 4 of the guidance: pupil premium 2023 to 2024: conditions of grant for local authorities.
Use assessment data to:
- Identify which pupils are in need of intevention
- Identify which topics require additional support
- Track the progress the pupils in the intervention are making
The best interventions provide the right support to the right child. So use assessment regularly to make sure the right children are taking part in interventions, and that the interventions are focusing on the right skills.
Learn more about tracking pupil progress in another article from Key Leaders.
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has produced an evidence-based teaching and learning toolkit for schools. It tells you about the impact of interventions