Year 7 Catch up Funding

We identify students in year 7 as needing to catch up if they arrive at the school

Either: not at expected level (KS2) in reading, writing, grammar or mathematics

Or: not at least Potential grade 5 (CATs) for students without a KS2 score.

During the 2018-19 academic year the school received 24,439. This was spent on:

The school is expecting to receive the same level of funding in the 2019-2020 academic year and so we are continuing with this programme throughout this year. And the impact will be monitored by expecting these students to be graded working at least grade 4 in English and/or Maths

 

Year 7 catch Up Premium Priorities for 2019-2020

 

Students from all start points are GCSE ready by the end of year 9*.

Action Success Criteria
 

7-5 curriculum small class sizes and a personalised curriculum to ensure students make accelerated progress.

Students benefit from an experiential curriculum that links key subject areas together.
Literacy Booster Groups timetabled Lexia lessons To promote progress in literacy. To enhance engagement and development of reading.
 

Curriculum Focus on PASS

(Pupils attitude on school and self)

 

To promote progress in literacy. To enhance engagement and development of reading.

 

Learning mentors

Pastoral support

Promote aspirations, provide academic guidance. Support students to develop strategies to become self-assured learners.
Homework club  

Subject leads and Assistant Head with responsibility for PP will prioritise the attendance of PP students

Increased parental awareness  

KS3 core subject parental information evenings – targeted invitations

 

 

Measure Outcome 2018-2019
50% of year 7 students supported by catch up funding will be working at least DMA grade 4 in English and/or Maths.  

75% of year 7 reached DMA grade 4 in English

81% of year 7 reached DMA grade 4 in maths

67% of year 7 reached DMA grade 4 in English and maths

60 % of year 8 students supported by catch up funding will be working at least DMA grade 4 in English and/or Maths  

76% of year 8 reached DMA grade 4 in English

75% of year 8 reached DMA grade 4 in maths

60% of year 8 reached DMA grade 4 in English and maths

 

 Funding for the academic year 2019/2020 is 23,439

 

*Downham Market grade 5 in English and Maths by the end of year 9 or making better than national progress.

 

 

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