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Year 7 Catch up premium 2018/19

Total number of Year 7 pupils on role 27
Total number of Year 7 pupils eligible for Y7 catch up 27
Total amount of Y7 catch up received £11’917

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.
  • OT assessments
  • Child and Adolescent Therapy
Literacy
  • Evidence for Learning software to collate evidence and monitor progress for Blue and Yellow pathway students
  • Phonics books and schemes
  • Theatre/Cinema trips
  • A residential/day trip based around a book students have studied
  • Library books for all abilities
  • To increase English resources to match new framework
Maths
  • Evidence for Learning software to collate evidence and monitor progress for Blue and Yellow pathway students
  • Further manipulative resources
  • Maths Problem Solving Workshop
  • Outdoor resources
Impact:

Y7 students in Red Pathway  have made at least good progress.  In Reading, Spoken Language and all strands in Maths they have made better progress  than students in other year groups.

Y7 students in Yellow and Blue pathway have at least met teacher expectations.  50% of these students exceeded expectations.

Intentions for 2019-20

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.
  • OT assessments
Literacy
  • Purchase further phonic resources including reading apps.
  • Access Makaton language programme training training to supports students to communicate.
  • Elklan training to support staff further in their support of students with speech, language and communication needs.
  • Buy in services from LA early years practitioner in English and Maths to support teachers in their teaching of early Maths and English
Maths
  • Continue to purchase Numicon and concrete resources to support the KS3 maths scheme of work for number and measure.
  • Continue to purchase Mangahigh to support Red pathway users with all strands of the Maths curriculum.
  • Buy in services from LA early years practitioner in English and Maths to support teachers in their teaching of early Maths and English