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The Dukeries Academy is part of the family of Academy Transformation Trust academies.

Our mission is to transform learning, aspirations and opportunities for all our pupils, and the communities in which they live. We believe that every child matters and deserves a first class education. We believe everyone has hidden potential to be uncovered and nurtured. Our extensive family of primary and secondary academies are based in the Midlands, East of England and South East.

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Year 7 Catch-up Funding

The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives schools additional funding to support year 7 pupils who did not achieve the expected standards in reading or maths at the end of key stage 2.

Catch up Expenditure 2019-20

£14,000 in funding has been received this year for 2019-20.

The Academy intends to spend this year’s allocation to support our pupils in the following ways:

Actions

Cost

Students entering on P levels have been placed into a bespoke group. They will receive 5 x 50 minutes small group intervention per week for literacy and 5 x 50 minutes small group intervention per week for numeracy

£4225.00

An intervention teacher is employed to deliver individual and small group sessions to targeted students to improve reading, writing and SPAG. They will work with one group for 5 lessons per week on literacy.

£2112.50

Catch-up, a 1 to 1 reading intervention programme, will be delivered by the intervention assistant and a teaching assistant in tutor time. Selected students will receive 2 x 20 minutes 1 to 1 per week on literacy

£1014

Two intervention teaches are employed to deliver individual and small group sessions to targeted students to improve numeracy skills. They will work with one group each for 5 lessons per week on numeracy

£4225.00

Catch-up, a 1 to 1 maths intervention programme, will be delivered by an intervention assistant and a teaching assistant in tutor time. Selected students will receive 2 x 20 minutes 1 to 1 per week on literacy

£676

CPD for new numeracy intervention assistant and a new literacy assistant for the catch up programmes

£1000

Rewards for each term will be in place

£147.50

Resources including practise books will be purchased for each child

£600

Total:

£14,000

Catch up Expenditure 2018-19

£13,028 in funding was received in 2018-2019.

The Academy spent this year’s allocation to support our pupils in the following ways:

Actions

Cost

An intervention teacher is employed to deliver individual and small group sessions to targeted students to improve reading, writing and SPAG. They worked with two groups for 5 lessons per week on literacy.

£4225.00

Catch-up, a 1 to 1 reading intervention programme, was delivered by the intervention assistant and a teaching assistant in tutor time. Selected students received 2 x 20 minutes 1 to 1 per week on literacy

£1966

Two intervention teaches are employed to deliver individual and small group sessions to targeted students to improve numeracy skills. They worked with one group each for 5 lessons per week on numeracy

£4225

Catch-up, a 1 to 1 maths intervention programme, was delivered by an intervention assistant and a teaching assistant in tutor time. Selected students  received 2 x 20 minutes 1 to 1 per week on literacy

£2184

Resources for the Catch up programmes

£328

Rewards for catch up students

£100

Total

£13,028

Educational Impact – 2017/2018 cohort

In English catch up students focus on reading and spelling accurately. 81% of students made expected progress.

In Maths catch up students focus on numeracy skills. 86% of students made expected progress.