Year 7 Catch-up

The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives schools additional funding to support year 7 students who did not achieve at least level 4 in reading and/or maths at the end of key stage 2 (KS2).

During academic year 2015-16 Brimsham Green School received a total of £13,500 catch-up premium which we used to help fund smaller group classes that focused on literacy and numeracy. The cost to supply teaching staff and resources for these classes was £28,913.

Catch up funding Impact data for 2015-16 academic year:

  • Maths Intervention:  68% of students receiving intervention made expected progress by the end of year 7 with 9% of these making above expected progress. 
  • English Intervention: 84% of students receiving intervention exceeded expected progress by the end of year 7 with 61% of these achieving at least 3 sub levels of Progress across the year. The progress gap on KS2 data shows 30% exceeded expected progress by the end of Year 7.

The funding for academic year 2016-17 is £13,592 and we will continue to support identified year 7 students via small class groups. The forecast total cost of these classes during academic year 2016-17 is £29,491.