Pupil Premium Year 7 Catch Up
The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives schools additional funding to support year 7 pupils who did not achieve the expected standard in reading or maths the end of key stage 2 (KS2).
DFE guidance states the fund should be used to:
- assess the needs of individual pupils
- select programmes and approaches to support students to achieve expected outcomes
At The Angmering School the fund principally supports the work of a Specialist Teacher Literacy boost progress in reading writing and spelling for year
Year 7 Catch up grant statement 2015-16
43 students in this year’s Year 7 intake did not achieve Level 4 at the end of Key Stage 2 in Reading and/or Maths. The Department for Education (DfE) provides us with an additional £500 for each student to provide them with extra support to ‘catch up’. The total amount received this academic year was £21500
The Specialist Teacher diagnoses individual needs and delivers support to students in small group intervention which is focused on the skill areas below.
|Reading for gist and getting the main idea||Reading for detail and extracting/ noting information||Inference skills and Deduction skills||Using contextual clues in reading||Basic sentence structure and Punctuation||Developing vocabulary and a range of connectives||Grammar and use of tenses||Developing use of punctuation and sentence/ paragraph structures.|
Specific outcomes were:
- 5% made significant progress in reading and 54% made more progress than their respective peers, over the year, thus closing the attainment gap significantly.
Additionally 80 students were assessed over the year 2015/16 for Access Arrangements and a further 40 assessed for dyslexia, with follow up interviews with parents and students, by the Specialist Teacher Literacy.