Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy

Year 7 Catch Up Premium 2017-2018

What is Catch-Up Premium?

Year 7 Catch-Up Premium is a type of funding additional to the main school funding.  It is received from the government and is allocated to students who failed to achieve at least a scaled score of 100 in English reading and/or maths at Key Stage 2.

Schools are free to spend the Catch-Up Premium as they see fit within specific parameters.

Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy received £7 303 for the year 2017-2018

Use of the Catch Up Premium

The Year 7 Catch-Up Premium at Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy was used to pay for a range of student support activities and interventions. In the year 2017-2018 these included extra numeracy and literacy provision in the way of extra classes delivered by staff to small groups of students.

Individual support interventions also took place including dyslexia programmes and interventions during lunchtimes and afternoon registration.

Specialist resources were purchased for the students. These included items such as handwriting support booklets and coloured reading rulers.

Specialist resources were also purchased for the maths department

Evaluation Of Catch Up Premium 2017/18

Progress in English of Year 7 Catch Up Premium Students in 2017-2018

On entry, 25 students joined us in September 2017 with a Key Stage 2 reading scaled score below 100.

Of the 25, 100% achieved their end of Year 7 target, discounting the one who joined another school part way through the year.

7 students had the foundation pathway as their target and 6 achieved this, the seventh left the school part way through the year.

18 had the intermediate pathway as their target and all 18 achieved this.

Progress in Mathematics of Year 7 Catch Up Premium Students in 2017-2018

On entry, 18 students joined us in September 2017 with a Key Stage 2 mathematics scaled score below 100.

Of the 18, 65% achieved their end of Year 7 target, discounting the one who joined another school part way through the year.

4 students had the foundation pathway as their target and 3 achieved this, the fourth left the school part way through the year.

14 students had the intermediate pathway as their target and 8 achieved this.