Home   Statutory Information   Y7 Catch Up   Y7 Catch Up Premium 15/16
Sitemap

Y7 Catch Up Premium 15/16

Year 7 Catch up premium 2015/16

Total number of Year 7 pupils on role 24
Total number of Year 7 pupils eligible for Y7 catch up 24
Total amount of Y7 catch up received  £8,500

Summary of Year 7 catch up spending

Objectives in spending PPG:

Raising attainment and achievement of Y7 students to at least expected progress In English and Maths.

Summary of spending and actions taken:

Improved transition programmes:
  • Taster Sessions in the Summer Term
  • Improved links with feeder primary schools through the work of the academy’s Well Being team.

Literacy:

Purchase new reading schemes to engage Y7 readers.

  • Purchase new reading schemes to engage Y7 readers.
  • CPD on reading Intervention for TLR
  • Purchase 5-year license for Purple Mash including Serial Mash, which includes a variety of interactive books.
  • Staff to attend Purple Mash Writing course and be trained on the use interactive tools to improve pupils writing skills.

Numeracy:

  • Further develop the use of Numicon as a concrete resource to develop number and calculation skill through further CPD and purchasing of extra resources.
  • Further resources for Geometry and Measure.

 

Impact:
  • 100% of Y7 students made at least expected progress when compared with similar children nationally.
  • 54% exceeded national expectations in Maths (increase on previous year).
  • 41% exceeded expectation in English (increase on previous year).

Intentions for 2016-17

Literacy

In English we intend to use year 7 catch up to:

  • New books for higher level interests but lower level reading ability.
  • ‘Reading Eggs’ programme.
  • Kindles- basic model with reading only.
  • New books for independent reading system with clear phonic levels.
  • Theatre trips.

Numeracy

This academic year in Maths we intend to use year 7 catch up to:

  • Develop and increase our visual and kinaesthetic resources so that all staff teaching in year 7 have a wide range of engaging tools to develop key concepts across the curriculum.

Continued improved personal transition programmes

  • Taster Sessions in the Summer Term
  • Improved links with feeder primary schools through the work of the academy’s Well Being team.
  • OT assessments