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Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Premium Catch Up Funding 2016/17

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Category2016/172015-16
Literacy and Numeracy funding£9,500£4,500
Number of students below threshold on entry 199
Amount of LAC funding£3000£0
Number of students eligible for LAC funding20
Catch up funding used for 2015-16Amount AllocatedImpact 2015-162016-17 Spending Plan
The Year 7 students entering below threshold were placed on an
additional bespoke Literacy catch up session during review time in the mornings for two or more sessions per week led by the learning support team for literacy with a focus on basic skills using the Progress Units
£4,500


















TA time/agency training/resources £3000
Catch up funding is having a positive impact on our students’ progress. Of the cohort of the 9 students only 2 remains below threshold in Maths and 2 in English: 4 students have not made made at least 1 level of progress in either English or Maths. No student is below threshold in both English and Maths.
The Year 7 students entering below threshold will be placed on an
additional bespoke Literacy catch up sessions during review time in the mornings at lunchtimes and after school led by the learning support team for literacy with a focus on basic skills using the Progress Units/targeted reading programmes for example Talisman/Toe by Toe/beat dyslexia and spelling, vocabulary and grammar support.. Visiting teacher time will be purchased to support dyslexic students.
Accelerated reading programmes were in place for Year 7 and star reading tests were used to monitor progress. A new reading scheme was purchased – the DRA and implemented.
Kate Greenaway reading club is run by the school librarian in conjunction with a TA.
£500Reading ages assessed by DRA have improved by one month to 12 months, vocabulary by 4 - 34 months, whilst spelling has improved by between four months and 21 monthsIn addition there will be a Year 7 maths club before school and at lunchtimes, reading and handwriting sessions and social skills workshops run by the Learning Support team.
Additional targeted support will be offered to students with sensory needs and SLDs and resources will be purchased to facilitate their learning.
EAL student catch up sessions – 2 hours per week.TA time and resources @
£2000
Students made progress of between 1year and 5 months and 1 year 9 months in their reading ages and 1 year and 9 months and 4 years and 7 months in their spelling ages.
There will also be catch up sessions for EAL students this year.
TA support in lessonsMet from SEN budgetSee aboveTA support in lessons.
The learning base opens to support students before school, at lunchtimes and after school and is staffed by TAs.£500 - books and resources.


£200 coloured materials for dyslexic students


£300 staff training
The base has been very well attended by students of all abilities.The base will continue to open, staffed by TAs with a focus on reading and vocabulary development for YR7 this year.