Catch Up Premium

Year 7 literacy and numeracy catch-up premium

Year 7 literacy and numeracy catch-up premium allocation for the current academic year

  • Funding allocations received for 2016/17, £21,679

Details of how we intend to spend 2017/18 allocation

  • Additional funding will be spent on enhanced differentiated resources for both Numeracy and Literacy; this could include alternative support materials, computer software, computer hardware, etc…
  • Staffing costs to employ Intervention Coordinators for both Literacy and Numeracy.
  • Funding into staff to enable smaller class sizes in both Maths and English
  • Staff training and development for teaching students age related expectation
  • Additional intervention classes on timetabels of some Yr 7 Students (2x Literacy, 2x Numeracy)

Details of how we spent 2016/17 allocation

  • Additional funding was spent on enhanced differentiated resources for both Numeracy and Literacy, including alternative support materials, computer software, computer hardware, etc…
  • Staffing costs to employ a specific Catch Up Premium literacy and Numeracy Personalised Learning Tutor
  • Staff training and development for teaching students age related expectations
  • Additional numeracy intervention during morning sessions with a particular focus on timetable & basic math, supported also by older students
  • Introduction of DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) reading programe resulting in all Yr 7 students completing at least 30 Minutes of ready each day

 

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