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Use our template and guidance to help you develop your 3-year pupil premium strategy.

Consider a multi-year strategy

The Department for Education (DfE) recommends using a multi-year strategy, such as one covering a 3-year period, rather than conducting full annual reviews. Use light-touch annual reviews to form the school’s pupil premium statement.

This is according to the DfE's guidance on pupil premium funding and accountability (look under the heading '3-year strategy').

You'll still be expected to write an annual pupil premium report. Over time, this report will become more focused on the impact of your past spending rather than future strategy.

Download our template

Use our template as a guide to help you decide what to include, according to your needs.

It'll help you to:

  • Take a longer view of what support you'll use the pupil premium grant to provide
  • Align your plan with your wider school improvement strategy

KeyDoc: 3-year pupil premium strategy template

Top tip

Add your 3-year pupil premium plan to your school improvement plan.

How to set your strategy

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