Introduction:

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 at the end of key stage 2.

For further information on the expected standard click HERE.

2018 – 2019 Catch Up Premium

Click HERE to view our Literacy and Numeracy catch up strategy

2017-2018- Catch Up Numeracy

Click HERE to find out about our numeracy intervention strategies

Click HERE to find out about the impact for Term 1

Click HERE to find out about the impact for Term 2

Click HERE to see our Term 3 Numeracy Catch Up Plan

2017 – 2018 Internal Testing Reading and Spelling Data:

All Year 7 students were formally tested within the first week of the academic year. Further testing was then undertaken with all students whose standardised score was approximately 90.

The data from these tests can be seen below:

Year 7 Reading Comprehension: 143 students, 89% below their chronological (12) age, 57% of these are students with EAL.
Year 7 Spelling: 101 students, 63% below their chronological (12) age, 55% of these are students with EAL.

2017 – 2018 Literacy Catch Up Actions:

Click HERE to find out about our literacy intervention strategies

Click HERE to find out about the impact for Term 1

Click HERE to find out about the impact for Term 2

Click HERE to see our Term 3 Literacy Catch Up Plan

As well as the attached literacy interventions which take place as part of the work of the English and maths departments, students are also extracted for sessions dependent on their individual needs. Please see below for details of the three waves of additional intervention provided.

2016 – 2017

During the academic year 2016 – 2017, the Academy of Saint Francis of Assisi received £20,809 to support the Year 7 students who did not achieve the expected standard at the end of key stage 2.

To read more about the intervention strategies implemented during 2016 – 2017, please click HERE.

Impact:

The above strategies had the following impact:

Literacy: 84% of students made progress with 55% of students making more than 6 months progress

Numeracy: 58% of students made 12+ months progress and 13% of students made 24+ months progress.