Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch-up Premium
Stoke Park receives the catch up premium for students who did not reach Level 4 in either Maths, Reading or both at the end of Key Stage 2.
Allocation for the year 2015-2016
A total of forty-one Year 7 students had not achieved at least Level 4 in Reading and/or Maths when they finished primary school.
Stoke Park received £20,500.
This funding enabled us to support these students in the following ways:
- Small group literacy tuition, focusing upon identified areas of need (reading, spelling, writing)
- Small group teaching for Maths
- Additional classroom support by Associate teachers in English and Maths lessons
- Intensive small group and individual tuition for literacy
- Introduction of ‘Numeracy Ninja’ scheme
Impact of the Catch Up Premium 2015-2016
By the end of year 7
- 22 of these students were working at Level 4 or above in English
- 17 of these students were working at Level 4 or above in Maths
Allocation for the year 2016-2017
In 2016 to 2017 schools will receive the same overall amount of year 7 catch-up premium funding they received in 2015 to 2016, adjusted to reflect the percentage change in the size of their year 7 cohort, based on the October 2016 census.
This funding contributes to our support for learners through
- Smaller class sizes in Maths and English for eligible students
- Introduction of new schemes of learning and resources for low prior attaining students in Maths
- Additional classroom support by Associate teacher in Maths
- After-school intervention sessions in English and Maths
- Making different reading texts available in English
- Reading intervention through the introduction of the Accelerated Reader programme.