What is Covid-19-Catch up premium?
Covid-19 Catch Up Premium is a source of funding from the government to support the missed learning of all students following the school closures. Schools will be allocated £80 per student to enable schools to minimise the impact on education following the school closures.
The Covid-19 Catch Up Premium funding we received: £69,920.
Actual Spend 2020 – 2021
There are a number of interventions that we implemented using the funding received. The table below provides details of each intervention.
|Baseline testing of all students in order to identify gaps in learning and ensure the provision of an effective a catch-up curriculum||£4,385||Assessment data demonstrates rapid catch up, evidenced through milestone and summative student assessments.|
|Appointment of an additional Learning Support Assistant with a focus on catch up provision for students with specific identified needs||£20,530||Assessment data demonstrates that students with specific identified needs make rapid progress, evidenced through milestone and summative student assessments.|
|Development of additional SEMH and Behaviour interventions including appointing external mentoring and group work provision||£24,913||Students are able to focus on learning and assessment data demonstrates that they are making rapid progress, evidenced through milestone and summative student assessments. Behaviour data demonstrates a reduction in incidences for targeted students.|
|Purchase and distribution of revision guides for all Key Stage 4 students across all subjects||£9,442||PPE results in December and March demonstrate students have made rapid progress and data shows progress in line with previous years.|
|Purchase of additional online educational programmes including, GCSEpod (extended subscription), NESSY Literacy and Numeracy||£5,008||Students engage in online learning and assessment data demonstrates rapid catch up, evidenced through milestone and summative student assessments.|
|Provision of small group tuition during Academy holidays to support catch up and revision for examinations.||£6,000||External results in August 2021 and August 2022 demonstrate that students have made rapid progress and achieve results which show good progress form their KS2 starting points.|
|Provision of attendance support services including Education Welfare Officer to address barriers in returning to the academy for lessons.||£5,400||Attendance post lockdown is above national average.|
Total spend on student catch up strategies in the year was £75,677.