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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.