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Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up

The Literacy and Numeracy catch-up premium fund provides schools with an additional £500 for each Year 7 pupil who did not achieve a least Level 4 in reading and/or maths at the end of Key Stage 2.

There are currently 60 pupils in Year 7 who are eligible for Catch up work in literacy and/ or numeracy across the current cohort of 176: 34.1%. After analysis of any gaps in knowledge/ attainment, interventions are put in place according to individual needs.

Key spending related to the literacy and numeracy catch up premium for 2016-17 include the following:

  1. Reading Catch Up Programmes (e.g. Toe to Toe).
  2. Literacy intervention sessions (e.g. 1:1 support for English, Stareway to Spelling).
  3. Yr7 Everyone Can Read (3 x a week).
  4. Additional Literacy Yr8 for those not in Numeracy.
  5. Numeracy intervention programmes: ‘Numeracy Ninjas’, ‘My Maths’ (small group work in KS3 maths lessons).
  6. Maths TA used for withdrawal sessions during form time.
  7. Numeracy Intervention:  2×20 minute registration support sessions.
  8. 2x1hour support sessions during curriculum time for maths for targeted pupils.
  9. Homework club held three times a week with practical support from the Pupil Premium Coordinator.