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CATCH UP PREMIUM

Report 2015-16

The school received £9,000 additional funding in 2015-16 to support pupils in Year 7 who were well below average in either English or Maths when they entered the school in September. This extra funding is known as the Catch Up Premium.  We have increased this allocation from our own school budget.

Read the full report catch-up-premium-spending-report-2015-16

Report 2014-15

The school received £9,000 additional funding in 2014-15 to support pupils in Year 7 who were well below average in either English or Maths when they entered the school.

Read the full report Catch Up Premium Spending Report 2014-15

Report 2013-14

The school received £15,000 additional funding in 2013-14 to support pupils in Year 7 who were well below average in either English or Maths when they entered the school in September. This extra funding is known as the Catch Up Premium.
The table below shows how this funding has been used to support this group of learners. The majority of the expenditure was used to start the Springboard Group. The Springboard Group is specialised Maths and English provision for pupils in Year 7 who are well below average in Maths or English on entry. Pupils spend up to 50% of their curriculum time in Year 7 receiving specialised support in English and Maths so they can catch up quickly.

Item Cost (£) Impact
Additional staffing costs to run the Springboard Group 10,177 The Springboard programme is running from September 2013 to July 2014 this year which is extended from last year.  Pupil cohort was identified in Summer 2013 as a result of primary liaison work and also the Summer School.Two pupils have already made better than expected progress and have been returned to mainstream lessons.
Additional teaching assistant Mrs White 2500 Working with ex Springboard pupils and also pupils in Y8 with dipped reading ages as early intervention to catch up.
Guest author: Curtis Jobling 450 All Year 8 attended the visit as well as guest Y6 pupils from a partner primary school,  and over 80 pupils, including Springboard pupils, purchased copies of his books.  The book supplier said our school bought more books than any other school they have supplied!    PPI pupils were given a book each and many are reading and talking about them.
Accelerated Reader Programme 2500 Extended across Year 7 and 8 this year: used to direct pupils to appropriate reading level texts.  Contributed to impact: increased RA levels.
Eclipse.Net Reading Programme 500 Purchased for launch in September 2013  and being used through the library and in English lessons.  App for mobile phone devices launch planned for this year.
Literacy Week – Gillian Cross visit 350 Book Week is planned for June this year and our Patron of Reading will attend and also she will be Guest of Honour at Prize Night
TOTAL 16477  

 

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