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Inspection of pupil premium spending

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Last updated on 8 May 2017
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How will Ofsted evaluate our use of the pupil premium? This article refers to the School Inspection Handbook and explains how schools' pupil premium spending is inspected. It outlines the evidence inspectors will use, and cites additional guidance from one of our associate education experts.

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  1. 1 How does pupil premium spending affect Ofsted judgements?
  2. 2 Inspectors may recommend an external review of the pupil premium
  3. 3 What evidence will inspectors consider?

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