Year 7 Catch Up & Literacy Premium

The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives schools additional funding to support Year 7 pupils who did not achieve at least a level 4 in reading and or/maths at the end of Key Stage 2.

Schools decide how this additional funding should be spent to best support the boosting of these young people's progress.

In 2019 - 2020 the Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch-up Premium Funding we received was £13,767

Unfortunately for 2020 - 2021 funding available has been withdrawn by the government and has not yet been confirmed if it will be available again in the future.


How we spent our allocation for 2019/20


Maths Interventions

A Teaching Assistant who specialises in numeracy has been redirected to give students a mix of small group work and if needed 1:1

  • Developing students understanding of core mathematical principles.
  • Giving students the time and support to practise and master core mathematical skills.
  • Building student's confidence in maths and fostering enthusiasm for the subject.
  • Extra staffing for smaller Maths groups.
  • Resourcing PIXL interventions.

English/Reading interventions

  • Three TAs will be leading a range of bespoke reading/literacy interventions before and after school. Time is also made available on Wednesday afternoons for this provision.
  • We also offer Private Tuition before school to boost reading and handwriting skills.
  • Extra staffing for smaller English groups.
  • Resourcing PIXL interventions.
  • Accelerated reader programme.