Year 7 Catchup

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

  • Mathematics
  • Reading
  • Grammar, punctuation and spelling

Funding
The Bushey Academy received:

  • Funding for 2019/20 not received until March 2020
  • £15,890 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
  • Accelerated Reader Programme
  • 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 – 92

Students below KS2 expected standard in Reading – 59

Students below KS2 expected standard in Maths – 78

Students below KS2 expected standard in both Reading and Maths – 45

Reading Maths
Count Percentage Count Percentage
Below expected progress 9 15 11 14
Made just expected progress 26 44 26 33
Made secure expected progress 24 41 36 46
Made well above expected progress 0 0 5 6
Total 59 78