Year 7 Catch Up Funding 2019/20

The catch-up premium gives schools additional funding to support Year 7 pupils who did not achieve the expected standard in reading, writing or maths at the end of Key Stage 2 Read More

Catch Up Funding


Funding Received:

Cohort size 54
Number of children who didn’t meet expected standard in maths 33
Number of children who didn’t meet expected standard in reading 36
Number of children who didn’t meet expected standard in SPAG 41
Total catch-up funding allocation: £12,477

 

Aims:

  • To narrow the gap by providing Literacy and Numeracy support to raise the attainment of those entitled to catch up funding.
  • To provide accelerated learning through quality first teaching.
  • To provide more opportunities to practise skills through the use of CPG workbooks.
  • To identify barriers and close the gaps.
  • To ensure that children are not disadvantaged on their transition to High School.
  • To provide relevant and targeted support to individuals in the classroom through extra TA and teacher support.
  • To provide small group targeted teaching to support the learning of targeted children.

 

Summary of Planned Expenditure: 

Activity Cost £
Maths and English lessons are supported by teaching assistants to allow for more group interventions. 10,843.93

9,488.60

Additional reading time with a teaching assistant introduced for identified pupils. 3,098.27
TOTAL, from main school budget 23,430.80

 

Activity Cost £
Additional teacher support in maths lessons (2 days a week) to fill identified gaps in knowledge/learning.  Autumn Term initially. 1,568.00
Introduced homework workbooks in maths and SPAG 51.00
Introduced ‘mymaths’ online resource 475.00
Maths sets – additional staffing

 

5,802.72
PiXL subscription, to aid closing the gap 1,975.00
TOTAL, from Year 7 Catch Up Grant 9,871.72


Impact for academic year 2018-19:

% reaching ARE Y7 Autumn Y7 Spring Y7 Summer
Reading 44% 58% 67%
Writing 67% 66% 66%
Maths 52% 56% 66%

 

  Start of Y7 End of Y7 +/-
Number of children who didn’t meet expected standard in maths 54 41 +13
Number of children who didn’t meet expected standard in reading 49 43 +6
Number of children who didn’t meet expected standard in writing 45 48 -3

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