Year 7 Catch-up Premium Grant

The Department for Education has allocated a small sum of money to support those student in Year 7 students who did not achieve the expected levels in reading, writing and / or maths at the end of Key Stage 2.

These funds are used to support:

  • reading intervention programmes e.g. Read Write Inc.
  • handwriting intervention programme
  • additional intervention support for literacy and numeracy throughout the curriculum
  • small group intervention
  • reading mentors
  • homework club
  • greater personalisation, monitoring and emotional support for key individuals
  • additional in lesson support and interventions

 

2016/17 Funding

In 2016/17, we will continue to be use the ‘catch up’ grant as described above, with increasing levels of personalisation to individual intervention programmes. In 2016 the catch up grant is being used to support:

Reading:

  • 26 children in reading

Writing:

  • 22 children in writing

Maths:

  • 26 children in maths

2015/16 Funding

In 2015/16, the Year 7 catch up money supported those students who didn’t reach level 4 in the 2015 KS2 tests.  By the end of Year 7:

Reading:

  • 4 children are continuing to work towards achieving the expected standard

Writing:

  • 3 out of 8 children are now working at the expected standard

Maths:

  • 4 children are continuing to work towards achieving the expected standard

Those students who are still working towards the expected standard continue to be supported in Year 8.