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Year 7 Catch-Up Premium

Year 7 catch-up premium is additional to the main school funding and is targeted for each student in Year 7 who did not achieve at least Level 4 in reading and/or Mathematics at Key Stage 2.  

Year 7 Catch-Up Premium – Review of 2018-19

For the previous academic year (funding of £10,586), alongside the existing interventions, we:

  • Increased opportunities for enrichment trips.

(15 students accessed the Discovery Club, 135 students attended the Y7 residential camp in October 2018)

  • Increased competition in literacy and numeracy based challenges

(Numeracy ‘Ninja’s, Spelling Bee, Word of the Week, Spelling Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards, Readathon)

  • Enhancing the range of reading texts for the learning resource centre
  • Improving learning resources for intervention sessions
  • Improved learning resources for diagnosed SEND

(25 students accessed a range of SEND specific interventions including Spellzone, Rapid Plus, Lego Therapy, Art Therapy, Quest, Reading and Maths)

  • Increased participation in PiXL Edge accreditation

(all students have been inducted into the programme and have up to 3 years to complete the Apprentice accreditation with one Y7 student completing the Apprentice accreditation)

English

  • 29 students received intervention and additional support
  • 79% of students made positive progress (23/29)
  • 17% of students made more than expected progress and exceeded their targets (5/29)

Maths

  • 29 students received intervention and additional support
  • 83% of students made positive progress (24/29)
  • 14%  of students made more than expected progress and exceeded their targets (4/29)

English and Maths

  • 20 students received support in both subjects
  • 69% made progress in both subjects

 

Plan for 2019-20

For the current academic year (anticipated funding of £10, 586) we plan to:

  • Increase opportunities for enrichment trips
  • Increase competition in literacy and numeracy based challenges across the curriculum
  • Offer academic and wellbeing support through Peer Mentoring, Homework and Breakfast club
  • Increase enriching activities with feeder primary schools
  • Target support for pupil premium students with SEND
  • Increase opportunities for parent consultation
  • Increase promotion and facilitation in PiXL Edge accreditation or equivalent