Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Funding

The Literacy and Numeracy catch-up premium provides schools with additional funding to support Year 7 pupils who did not achieve the expected standard in Reading or Maths at the end of Key Stage 2 (KS2).

The Literacy and Numeracy catch-up premium allocation for this year is £10100. This funding was used to part fund an SEND/Catch up teacher to deliver interventions through the Accelerated Curriculum Group (ACG).

Reading Lexia – On-Line reading and Spelling intervention ACG Group – 100% of students have made progress through the levels of activities.


Group 2 – 6 students 66% made very good progress (over 50% through the initial level) one student made just under 46% progress through his initial level and one other 39% through.

Sentence construction interventions. Of those 6, 91% made progress


Spring 1

9students – 56% of students demonstrated an increase in reading age or standardised score.

Star Reading Programme 58% of students have shown an increase in reading age from Autumn 1 to Autumn 2.


Accelerated Reader


3 students. 2 made good progress showing a substantial increase in reading age.


Information Retrieval (Key Stage 3 strategy) 3 Students. Two made good progress shown in an increase in their standardised scores.


Accelaread/ Accelarwrite


2 Students – Both students demonstrated increases in their standardised scores.


Spelling Key Stage 3 strategy for Spelling

Vernon Graded Spelling test to plot the progress of students


ACG group –From entry in Year 7 92% of students have shown progress in Reading age. 25% of students have improved well beyond the normal rate of progress expected shown through a rise in their standardised scores over two terms.
Cued Spelling


8 received 1:1 Cued Spelling.  7/8 students make good progress with 5 students achieving an age increase of 9 months or above.
Spelling Progress Unit (Key Stage 3 Strategy)


4 students. 75% made progress showing an increase in their standardised score.


Numeracy Small group interventions by SENCO and one Lead Practitioner Group 1 – 16 students12/ 16 students made progress

Group 2 – 14 students. . 8/14 students made significant progress (re-testing).

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