Year 7 Catch Up Premium 2018-19

The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives schools additional funding to support year 7 pupils who did not achieve the expected standard in reading or maths at the end of key stage 2 (KS2).

Byrchall High School received £6,000 for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Catch Up Plan

Strategy Cost
Small group catch-up skills lesson in Literacy
  • Diagnostic catch-up sessions
  • Bespoke packages
£2,000
Small group catch-up skills lessons in Numeracy
  • Diagnostic catch-up sessions
  • Bespoke packages
£2,000
Additional catch-up Literacy resources
  • Digital and paper resources as appropriate to need
£1,000
Additional catch-up Numeracy resources
  • Digital and paper resources as appropriate to need
£1,000
Total spend £6,000

20 students have been identified as not being “Secondary Ready” from their reading scores.

12 students have been identified as not being “Secondary Ready” from their maths scores.

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 the expected standard in reading or maths at the end of key stage 2 (KS2).

Byrchall High School received £6,000 for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Catch Up Plan

Strategy Cost
Small group catch-up skills lesson in Literacy
  • Diagnostic catch-up sessions
  • Bespoke packages
£2,000
Small group catch-up skills lessons in Numeracy
  • Diagnostic catch-up sessions
  • Bespoke packages
£2,000
Additional catch-up Literacy resources
  • Digital and paper resources as appropriate to need
£1,000
Additional catch-up Numeracy resources
  • Digital and paper resources as appropriate to need
£1,000
Total spend £6,000

15 students have been identified as not being “Secondary Ready” from their reading scores.

16 students have been identified as not being “Secondary Ready” from their maths scores.

Impact

Maths

  • 65% of students who had additional Maths lessons in Year 7 made measurable progress in their numeracy skills.
  • Pupil voice showed that more than half of the students’ confidence and engagement in mathematics lessons improved as a result of their improved numeracy skills.
  • 37% of students made good progress towards a standard or strong pass at GCSE

English

  • 100% of students who had additional English lessons in Year 7 made progress towards their target. The majority of students made good progress in reading and writing.
  • 50% of the cohort are on the SEN register and 72% of this sub-group improved their reading accuracy by at least 9 months (36% by 20+ months)
  • 82% of the SEN sub-group improved their reading comprehension during this period by at least 4 months (36% by 20+ months)