Year 7 Catch Up Funding Report

The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives schools additional funding to support Year 7 students who did not achieve at least Level 4 in reading and/or maths at the end of Key Stage 2 (KS2). In 2018/19 the school received £6965. The school is accountable for the effectiveness of how that money is spent on improving both the literacy and numeracy skills of their students in Year 7. All schools must publish an annual report detailing how this money is spent and include an assessment of the effectiveness of that spending.

* Academic targets were set using the DfE’s Progression Guidance Project datasets for students working significantly below national expectations. The school ensures that we set stretching targets that support our high expectations and strong aspirations for our students.

Plans for 2019/20 allocation

2019/20 allocation will be based on the 2018/19 allocation with adjustments made in a change in year 7 numbers. It is anticipated that the school will receive £7000.

It is intended to continue with the Catch Up® interventions.

It is intended to purchase laptop computers to further enable the use of literacy and numeracy software programmes that are personal to the needs of each learner.