OBJECTIVES OF YEAR 7 CATCH-UP FUNDING

  • To close the gap by providing intensive literacy and numeracy support and raise the attainment of those students entitled to Catch-Up Premium.
  • To raise self-esteem and aspirations of students entitled to Catch-Up Premium.
  • To support curriculum access for all
  • To identify concerns and target intervention and support to accelerate progress
  • To intervene if any chosen strategy or intervention fails to show impact
  • To ensure that parents are informed and involved where appropriate

PROPOSED AMOUNT OF YEAR 7 CATCH-UP FUNDING 2019/20

Year 7 students on 2019/20 roll: 165

Total amount of Catch-Up Premium (indicative): £6,000

SUMMARY OF PROPOSED YEAR 7 CATCH-UP FUNDING

  • Additional specialist literacy and numeracy provision through the specialist SEN teacher in the Orchard Centre department
  • SEN Specialist teacher support for lowest attainers in English classes
  • 1-1 literacy and numeracy interventions for lowest attainers
  • CPD for specialists delivering catch-up programs
  • Literacy resources for active learning
  • Numeracy resources for active learning
  • Transition support to facilitate cross key stage learning
  • Educational real-life experiences
  • Support across all curriculum subjects and homework

BREAKDOWN OF PROPOSED EXPENDITURE

PROPOSED STRATEGIESCOST
Small group catch-up skills lessons in Literacy
• 1 x Specialist SEND teacher
• Bespoke packages
£800.00
Small group catch-up skills lessons in Numeracy
• 1 x Specialist SEND teacher
• Bespoke packages
£800.00
Selection of level appropriate fictional texts £100.00
Additional electronic literacy resources
• Digital resources as appropriate to need
£200.00
Numeracy resources
• Digital and paper resources as appropriate to need
£200.00
Standardised assessments to track and monitor progress termly£2000.00
Transition support
• Extra transition days
• Collaborative visits to feeder primaries
£500.00
Real life experiences£900.00
External adviser support£500.00
TOTAL SPEND£6000.00
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