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YEAR 7 CATCH-UP PREMIUM GRANT

The Year 7 catch-up premium is allocated to all Year 7 pupils that did not achieve at least Level 4 in Reading and / or Maths at the end of Key Stage 2. For the Academic year 2017-2018 this funding is £500 per student. This additional income into School and Academy budgets is to support the implementation of strategies that are aimed at raising attainment in Reading and Maths.

 

Foxwood Academy currently has ten Year 7 pupils on roll. The Foxwood Academy allocation of this Grant for 2017-2018 is £5,000.

 

Examples of how the Catch-Up Premium Grant may be allocated to support Year 7 students at Foxwood Academy this current academic year include:

  • Subscription to the Educational Library Service (ELS) which ensures access to unlimited fiction and non-fiction book swaps over the academic year. 
  • Identification and purchase of reading scheme resources
  • Supporting Academy staff to implement a new recording system for Reading that will monitor and track progress
  • Phonics development work within the Academy
  • Purchase and implementation of suitable intervention strategies for students that require additional support in and around Maths
  • Purchase of annual Mathletics licence to support all four strands of Maths via a fun, targeted and motivating computer based package.
  • Identification and purchase of Maths resources

Catch-Up Grant 2016-2017

The Foxwood Academy allocation of Catch-Up Grant funding for 2016-2017 was £6,000.

This was used to support our Year 7 children in the following ways:

 

Priority

Cost

Impact

Library service subscription

Education Library Services access to unlimited fiction and non-fiction book swaps over the academic year

£1,013.40

Up-to-date resources; inspiring texts and support for topic work and research in class and for individual students across the Academy, including our ten Year 7 students. Profile of reading is raised amongst students - enthusiasm and excitement about books. Enrichment for learning. 92% (up 22% on 2015-2016) students met or exceeded their End of Year Teacher Set Targets and 75% (up 5% on 2015-2016) are on track to meet their End of Key Stage target in line with National Progression Materials.

Reading

Age appropriate reading resources

£103.48

Engagement in Reading through age appropriate fiction books. 100% students met or exceeded their End of Year Teacher Set Targets and are on track to meet their End of Key Stage target in line with National Progression Materials.

Reading

World Book Day

£50

Raised awareness of books and foster love of books and reading.

Reading

Switch-On Training

£1,060

Staff awareness and understanding of the programme and processes to deliver Switch-On Reading scheme at Foxwood. Staff confident in delivering programme and make accurate assessments of progress and next steps to include recording, monitoring and tracking procedures. Staff expertise and skills developed to raise aspirations for Readers and development of reading skills.

Reading

Switch-On Student packs

£1,890

High quality, age appropriate resources available to engage and motivate our students. Impact will be measured 2017-2018.

Reading

Pre-formal pathway resourcing

£572.17

Developed pre-reading skills and confidence in reading. 100% of Pre-formal students met or exceeded their End of Year Teacher Set Targets and 50% (2 students) are on track to meet their End of Key Stage target in line with National Progression Materials.

Maths

Pre-formal pathway resourcing

£229.45

Developed understanding of mathematical concepts. 100% of Pre-formal students met or exceeded their End of Year Teacher Set Targets and 100% are on track to meet their End of Key Stage target in line with National Progression Materials.

Maths

Mathletics – Licence October 2016-October 2017

£600

Fun and interactive intervention for targeted students for all 4 strands of Maths across all levels. 75% students met or exceeded their End of Year Teacher Set Targets and 83% are on track to meet their End of Key Stage target in line with National Progression Materials.

Maths

Multisensory resources

£160.99

83% of Formal students met or exceeded their End of Year Teacher Set Targets and 83% are on track to meet their End of Key Stage target in line with National Progression Materials.

£5,679.49

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