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Level 4 Literacy and Numeracy catch-up

Level 4 catch–up premium funding

The school has been provided with funding annually to support students in year 7 who arrive with literacy and/or numeracy levels below a level 4 in their Key Stage 2 assessments.

The funding is £500 per student.

How 2014-15 funding was used:

  • Creation of additional sets in Maths and English to teach students in smaller classes
  • Delivery of a transition Summer School
  • Addditional in-class support
  • Small group and1-1 support
  • Delivery of accelarated reading and numeracy schemes (Renaissance Reading and Toe by Toe). 

How 2015-16 funding was used:

  • Delivery of a transition Summer School
  • Additional in-class support
  • Small group and 1-1 support
  • Delivery of accelerated reading and numeracy schemes (Renaissance Reading and Toe by Toe).

How 2016-17 funding was used:

  • Use of a wide range of IT based literacy and numeracy solutions with Year 7 including LEXIA and Achieve 3000
  • Use of Renaissance Reading and Star Maths. Some students have been supported in a transition group meeting daily each day.
  • 1:1 work on Toe by Toe with a Teaching Assistant three times a week
  • Maths interventions in three registrations per week. Some students have used Power of Two with their TAs during maths lessons.

The following table indicates the statistics for the last 3 years:

 

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

Funding

£14,000

£8,500

£8,472

ENGLISH

Percentage of students who reached a level 4 by the end of year 7 (from a start point of a B,N,2 or 3)

64%

83%

72%

ENGLISH

Percentage of students who reached a level 4 by the end of year 7 (from a start point of a level 3)

78%

82%

81%

MATHS

Percentage of students who reached a level 4 by the end of year 7 (from a start point of a B,N,2 or 3)

39%

44%

33%

MATHS

Percentage of students who reached a level 4 by the end of year 7 (from a start point of a level 3)

43%

43%

50%