Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch-up Premium

National Context:

The DfE provides additional funding to schools for each year 7 student who is not high school ready. All state-funded schools receive additional funds of up to £500 per student. The funding for the academic year 2016-17 is £9,702.

Intervention Strategy Intended Impact
Small focused group intervention (Boost) Use of intervention programmes including Phonograhix, Accelerated Reader, literacy, writing challenge, handwriting rescue, numeracy. 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.

Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch up funding 2015-16

Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch up funding 2014-15