Year 7 Catch-up Premium Grant

The Department for Education has allocated a small sum of money (£3635 expected for 2017-18) to support those students in Year 7 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 a range of interventions including:

  • reading intervention programmes e.g. Read Write Inc.
  • handwriting intervention 
  • 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

2017/18 Funding

In 2017/18, we will continue to be use the ‘catch up’ grant as described above, with increasing levels of personalisation to individual intervention programmes. In 2017-18 the catch up grant is being used to support:


  • 21 children in reading


  • 28 children in writing


  • 12 children in maths