Year 7 Catchup Funding

Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy catch up premium

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 or maths at the end of key stage 2 (KS2). The Purbeck School was allocated £21,600 in funding for students who met the criteria in either Reading or Maths.

Strategy

Year Groups Item/Project Objective Action Evidence supporting action Expected Outcomes
7/8 Y7 Nurture English and Maths classes To increase attainment levels of targeted pupils Using teacher expertise: extending provision for lower attaining pupils EEF Toolkit – Moderate impact for moderate cost Increased attainment for level 3/4 pupils
7 – 9 KS3 Core Offer To provide targeted small group teaching to accelerate progress After school, small group, literacy and numeracy interventions for one hour each week Individual instruction (EEF Toolkit) Increased attainment in literacy and maths
7 Literacy Extraction To provide targeted small group teaching to accelerate progress Small group, reading, writing, spelling, speaking and listening interventions for 17 hours Individual instruction (EEF Toolkit) Increased attainment in literacy and maths
7 Reading for pleasure To increase reading ages of all pupils Pupils read daily for a min. 20mins Parental involvement (EEF Toolkit) Increased reading ages for all pupils
7 Parent workshops To provide additional support for parents to enhance further learning at home Parent workshop (maths mastery) Parental involvement (EEF Toolkit) 20 or more parents attend workshops increased support for pupil homework
All Times Table Rock Stars To ensure all students can recall their times tables fluently Launch website and embed tasks within home learning curriculum EEF Toolkit – Low impact for very low or no cost Class records show children complete homework regularly Children meet targets