Year 7 Catchup

The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium provides schools with additional funding for Year 7 students who haven’t reached the expected standard in three KS2 tests:

  • Mathematics
  • Reading
  • Grammar, punctuation and spelling

Funding
The Bushey Academy received:

  • £15,597 in 2018/19
  • £15,597 in 2017/18
  • £15,743 in 2016/17
  • £17, 500 in 2015/16
  • £20,000 in 2014/15
  • £19,000 in 2013/14

The funding is deployed in the following ways:

  • 1 x Transition Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant Support
  • Literacy Classes
  • CAT4 Testing package

Impact of the use of Year 7 Catch-up Funding

Students

Students below KS2 expected standard in both Reading and / or Maths – 64

Students below KS2 expected standard in Reading – 48

Students below KS2 expected standard in Maths – 49

Students below KS2 expected standard in both Reading and Maths – 33

Reading Maths
Count Percentage Count Percentage
Made negative progress 2 4.2 2 4.3
Made no progress 15 31.3 4 8.3
Less than 1 grade progress 9 18.8 39 81.3
1 or more grades of progress 22 45.8 2 4.2
Total 48 47