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Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch-Up Premium Report

Year 7 Catch-Up funding is to support the progress of students who did not reach the expected standard or were not ‘secondary ready’ in reading and/or maths at the end of Year 6. £500 is allocated to each student who meets this criteria.

2015-16 Spending Report and Impact Statement

The school received £31,000 within 2015-16, which was spent on the following:

Initiative

Cost

Salary Incentive Allowance for position of Numeracy Coordinator, whose role within school is to raise the levels of numeracy amongst non-secondary/low ability students.

 

 

£3,200

 

Purchase and development of specific Numeracy resources to support lower attaining students.

 

 

£4,500

Purchase of computers for the Numeracy suite, with specific Numeracy software.

 

£4,200

Purchase of Partners in Excellence (PiXL) specific Numeracy resources.

 

£2,000

My Maths online literacy/maths subscription.

 

£600

Accelerated Reader Programme: subscription, licence and books.

 

£4,500

Staff INSET for delivery of the Ruth Miskin literacy programme

 

£500

 

Purchase of tablet PCs to support delivery of the Lexia Literacy/Reading Development Scheme

 

 

 

£11,500

Impact Statement

·         Reading ages of students taking part in the reading/literacy development schemes increased by an average of 2 years and 5 months over the course of the year, which is more than double their expected progress over this period.

·         Students in Maths have a predicted P8 score of 0.68, well in excess of the predicted score for the year group as a whole at the end of Year 8 of 0.24

 

2016-17 Spending IntentionsThe school is definitely informed of its final Catch-up allocation at the end of the financial year. However, current projections indicate that this will total £33,500. On this basis, spending for 2016-17 will comprise:

Initiative

Cost

Salary Incentive Allowance for position of Numeracy Coordinator, whose role within school is to raise the levels of numeracy amongst non-secondary/low ability students.

£3,200

Purchase and production of specialist numeracy resources.

 

£2,700

Employment of English High Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA) to deliver the new Foundation Literacy Scheme.

£15,000

My Maths online literacy/maths subscription.

 

£600

Subscription to the Accelerated Reader Programme.

 

£1,600

Lexia Reading/Literacy Development Scheme licences.

 

£6,000

Development and production of resources for the new school Foundation Literacy Scheme.

 

£3,500

Purchase of replacement tablet PCs for use with the Lexia and Accelerated Reader Programmes.

 

£900