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Catch-up Funding

Year 7 Catch Up Funding.

“The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium provides schools with an additional £500 for each Year 7 pupil who did not achieve at least level 4 in reading and/or maths at the end of key stage 2.” Department for Education (March 2014)

Academic Year 2014/15

How much money did the school receive?


How was the money spent?

The pupil in question participated in:

  • weekly Social Communication and Interactive Skills group
  • weekly Emotional Awareness and Management group
  • individual sessions with the Speech and Language Therapist, focusing on receptive and expressive language.

What was the impact of the spending?

Reading Progress: 8 points

Writing Progress: 6 points

Maths Progress: 4 points

(Department for Education’s expectation on annual progress: 3 points in Key Stage 2 and 4 points in Key Stage 3)


Academic Year 2015/16

How much money does the school expect to receive?


How does the school propose to spend the money?

Weekly ‘Needs Led’ sessions including:

  • Social communication group
  • Self management to support anger and anxiety issues
  • Key vocabulary work
  • Numeracy & literacy support work
  • Fine motor skills