Year 7 Catch-up Premium

Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch-Up Premium 2015:

National Context:

The DfE provides additional funding to schools for each year 7 student who has not achieved a level 4 in reading and/or Maths at Key Stage 2. All state-funded schools receive an additional funds of up to £500 per student where level 4 has not been achieved. The funding for the academic year 2014-15 was £2,500.

Intervention Strategy Intended Impact
Small focused group intervention (Boost) on literacy Use of intervention programmes including Phonograhics/Additional Reading/Accelerated Reader >Focused intervention to gain maximum impact.
>Personalised learning approach to support individual’s needs.
Develop reading comprehension.
Increased reading age and engagement. Accelerated Reader Programme >Improve reading ages
>Development engagement in reading.
Differentiation whole school Differentiated approaches to learning to ensure progress >All students’ needs are met.
>Access to an appropriate curriculum for their needs to promote progress.
Resources Any additional resources deemed appropriate >Support learning and progress for students where additional resources are required to meet the needs of the students in relation to literacy and numeracy.

Impact: The impact of such funding will be monitored through assessment week data, assessment for learning, behaviour, homework and attitude. Supportive strategies will be considered depending on the individual needs of students.