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Catch Up Premium

KS3 Catch Up Work 2018-2019

The Year 7 Catch-Up Premium is a stream of funding that a school receives in addition to core funding. The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives schools additional funding to support year 7 pupils who did not achieve age related expectations.

The Headteacher on behalf of the Governing Body can decide how that funding is spend and is accountable for ensuring it has maximum impact.

The funding received this year was £6247.

Interventions

Actions underway and planned:

  • All year 7 students and other identified were assessed for reading and spelling ages to enable staff to better target support for them in lessons other than English and Maths, as well as establishing a baseline to assess impact
  • Transition room for students who are significantly below their peers
  • Staffing transition room – high adult to child ratio
  • Transition room resources
  • Use of TAs in paired reading activities
  • 2ic in English, Maths and Science given greater responsibility for leading and impacting upon weakness in KS3 and Year 7 in particular
  • Raising Standards Leader post within SLT
  • Specialist TA in Maths to support interventions
  • Maths – Power of 2 use with targeted students
  • After school English Intervention classes covering those with weakness in key skill areas
  • Literacy nights to again run with AG&T students supporting some of the weaker students with their literacy
  • Through PiXL membership we will use the PIXL timetable project to diagnose weakness, delivery therapy sessions and re-test for impact for those students who are unable to score 100/150 in the initial assessment
  • SEN Admin Assistant
  • Subscription of Edukey (SEN tracking system)

 

KS3 Catch Up Work 2017-2018

The Year 7 Catch-Up Premium is a stream of funding that a school receives in addition to core funding. The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives schools additional funding to support year 7 pupils who did not achieve age related expectations.The Headteacher on behalf of the Governing Body can decide how that funding is spend and is accountable for ensuring it has maximum impact.

The funding received this year was £5364.

Interventions

Actions underway and planned:

  • All students were assessed for reading and spelling ages to enable staff to better target support for them in lessons other than English and Maths, as well as establishing a baseline to assess impact
  • Use of Tutor Time (3x per week) for intervention using acceleread/accelerwrite (AR/AW) taking place 1-1 with TAs (20 x 20 minute sessions)
  • Use of TAs in paired reading activities
  • Maths – Power of 2 use with targeted students
  • 2ic in English, Maths and Science given greater responsibility for leading and impacting upon weakness in KS3 and Year 7 in particular
  • Raising Standards Leader post within SLT
  • After school English Intervention classes covering those with weakness in key skill areas
  • After school Maths intervention sessions based on early progress assessments run by 2x staff and Year 10 mentors
  • Literacy nights to again run with AG&T students supporting some of the weaker students with their literacy
  • Through PiXL membership we will use the PIXL timetable project to diagnose weakness, delivery therapy sessions and re-test for impact for those students who are unable to score 100/150 in the initial assessment
  • Appointment of SEN Admin Assistant.
  • Purchase of Edukey (SEN tracking system).

Impacts Jan 18

The literacy and numeracy catch up funding is now focused in a wider range of students to encompass all those who did not meet the expected standard in English and Maths (100) at KS2. Extra emphasis is placed on those whose scores (and internal reading age tests) are significantly over. In total 29 students arrived not meeting the expected standard in English In total 26 students arrived not meeting the expected standard in Maths Of those 34% are now working at “Age Related Expectations’ in English, with all (100%) making expected progress. In Maths 4% are now working at ‘Age Related Expectations’ with 70% making expected progress.

Impacts July 18

Specific intervention both in and out of class driven by the KS3 Raising Standards Leader were completed by July 18 In total 27 students at JHCS in term 6 had not met the expected standard in English at KS2 In total 27 students at JHCS in term 6 had not met the expected standard in Maths at KS2Of those 67% are now working at “Age Related Expectations’ in English (also a 30% rise from Term 2), with all (100%) making expected progress. In Maths 20% are now working at ‘Age Related Expectations’ (a 16% rise on Term 2) with 80% making expected progress.