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Year 7 Literacy And Numeracy Catch Up Premium

Year 7 Literacy And Numeracy Catch Up Premium

The Year 7 literacy and numeracy catch up premium funding for the current academic year is £12,000.

Like the previous academic year, the catch up funding is still used to target the new Year 7 pupils who arrived below the expected standard in English or Maths. The table below identifies what this funding was used fro and the impact of this.

Strategy

  • Extra English and Maths teaching groups (Curriculum re-modelling). Blocking with additional group for English and Maths

  • KS3 lead teacher role and lead for literacy plan EEF supported English mastery curriculum at KS3.

  •  Withdrawal in English and Maths for specialist support using SEN Teacher.

  • Additional withdrawal.

  • Mastery for writing curriculum at KS3.

  • NGRT reading test taken by all Year 7 pupils on entry.

  • High-quality reads for Year 7 and Year 8 reading for pleasure in tutor time.

  • KS3 lead teacher role and lead for Catch Up literacy plan.

  • Withdrawal in English and Maths for specialist support using SEN Teacher.

  • Additional withdrawal for key pupils by specialist teacher.

  • Part-fund the salary for Curriculum Director in English – senior role to lead on Literacy and numeracy across the curriculum including extended writing.

  • Toe-to-toe literacy project delivered by intervention manager.

  • Books and resources including invitation of poets and writers to support language and written skills development in Year 7.

  • Reading boxes – compulsory silent reading pastoral program.

  • Spelling B competitions

 

Year 7 Data Drop 1 and 2
English Banding DD1 Below x.1 x.2 x.3 x.5 x.6
100% 100% 100% 95% 57% 4%
M 98% 98% 90% 71% 32% 2%
Below Expected Standard (85) 100% 100% 76% 32% 10% 0%
No Banding 100% 85% 62% 38% 8% 0%
Total 99% 98% 87% 65% 31% 3%

 

English Banding DD2 Below x.1 x.2 x.3 x.5 x.6
H 100% 100% 100% 955 66% 34%
M 100% 100% 98% 94% 46% 8%
Below Expected Standard (85) 100% 100% 91% 69% 33% 5%
No Banding 100% 100% 88% 56% 6% 0%
Total 100% 100% 96% 86% 44% 12%

 

 

Year & Data Drop 1 and 2
Maths Banding DD1 Below x.1 x.2 x.3 x.4 x.5
H 100% 100% 100% 100% 685 24%
M 99% 98% 965 78% 37% 13%
Below Expected Standard (72) 98% 95% 73% 17% 3% 0%
No Banding 92% 77% 54% 31% 15% 8%
Total 99% 97% 89% 67% 34% 12%

 

Maths Banding DD2 Below x.1 x.2 x.3 x.4 x.5
H 100% 100% 97% 84% 32% 16%
M 100% 98% 90% 41% 3% 1%
Below Expected Standard (72) 100% 95% 52% 7% 0% 0%
No Banding 100% 69% 44% 12% 0% 0%
Total 100% 96% 80% 40% 8% 4%

 For 2019-20, 40% of pupils (29% in 2018-2019) are not at the expected standards in GPS, Maths or Reading.

 

All year 7 pupils who are not school ready will receive additional in class support in Literacy and Numeracy. Teaching groups have been identified where this can be provided. In addition, the accelerated reading is delivered by a SEN Literacy specialist teacher to ensure that appropriate and structured support is offered to pupils.

Secondary Readiness

Year Secondary Reading Reading Writing Maths
No % No % No % No %
7 121 59.3% 140 68.8% 151 74.0% 155 76.0%
Not at Expected Level 83 40.7% 64 31.4% 53 26.0% 49 24.0%

 

 

Numeracy

For the 2019-2020 academic year, the Maths department ran a Year 7 Catch-Up programme for selected Year 7 pupils who entered the Academy with a below national average KS2 baseline score.  The aim of this programme was to substantially improve the numeracy and basic number skills of these pupils so that they can access more difficult components from the KS3 Curriculum. This was delivered in Term 1 and 2 following the identification of this cohort of 49 pupils.

A range of numeracy resources from Collins Numeracy Framework and Singapore Maths strategies were used. Further work is being developed in aligning the curriculum across all schools within the Federation with a view to sharply measure the impact of this intervention.

Literacy

For 2019-2020 the literacy focus will be on writing and spelling with additional reading tuition provided by Y11 and 12 pupils and the SEN team.

Participation in reading groups and compulsory silent reading built in the tutor program allows pupils to be more focused on reading comprehension and pupils with lower prior attainment will follow a training provided by our SEN language specialist.

Next Review – September 2020

 

 

Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Funding 2018-2019

 

Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Funding 2017-2018

 

Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Funding 2016-2017