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Year 7 literacy and numeracy catch-up premium

 

Year 7 Catch Up Premium 2017/18

The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives schools additional funding to support year 7 pupils who did not achieve at least level 4 in reading and/or maths at the end of key stage 2 (KS2).We expect to receive £10,500 to support and extend the achievement of our 21 eligible pupils.

The funding will be used as a contribution towards;

1.   Targeted interventions for Year 7 pupils by SALT (Speech & Language Therapist)

Details

Following the successful outcomes generated by this intervention in previous years, the decision has been taken to repeat the programme with Year 7 pupils 2017/18.

Expected Outcomes

Identified individual progress in Reading and across all strands of English, including early communication, tracked. monitored and evaluated at termly assessment points throughout the year.

2.   Development of maths skills via the supported use of on-line learning tools

Details

Mathletics on-line maths programme is a motivating and exciting way for pupils to extend their maths skills. Support will be delivered on a 1:1 and small group basis by TAs under the direction of the class teacher.

Expected Outcomes

Identified individual progress in Number and across all strands of maths, including problem solving tracked. monitored and evaluated at termly assessment points throughout the year.

 

Year 7 Catch Up Premium 2016/17

We received £11,000 to support and extend the achievement of our 22 eligible pupils.

The funding was used as a contribution towards;

1.   Targeted interventions for Year 7 pupils by SALT (Speech & Language Therapist)

Details

Following the successful outcomes generated by this intervention in 2015/16, the decision was taken to repeat the programme with Year 7 pupils 2016/17.

Outcomes

Progress in Reading improved by 73% and also an improvement across all strands of English including early communication identified via key assessment points throughout the year.

2.   Development of maths skills via the supported use of on-line learning tools

Details

Sumdog on-line maths programme is a motivating and exciting way for pupils to extend their maths skills. Support will be required to successfully introduce the year 7 pupils to the scheme.

Outcomes

Progress in Numeracy skills improved by 71% including problem solving identified via key assessment points throughout the year.

 

Year 7 Catch Up Premium 2015/16

We received £13,500 to support and extend the achievement of our 27 eligible pupils.

The funding was used as a contribution towards;

  •  Targeted interventions by SALT (Speech & Language Therapist)
  • Appropriate staffing to ensure small teaching groups and 1:1 support where necessary

Evaluation of impact

1.   Targeted interventions for Year 7 pupils by SALT (Speech & Language Therapist)

  • Improvement in Reading and across all strands of English including early communication
  • 100% of targeted pupils made progress in Spoken Language/Speaking/Expressive Communication and early communication

2.   1:1 support for Year 7 pupils

  • Improvement in numeracy skills including problem solving
  • 100% of targeted pupils made progress in Numbe