Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy

Year 7 Catch Up Premium 2012-2013

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 a National Curriculum Level 4 at the end of Key Stage 2 in either Mathematics or English reading.

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

Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy received £6500 for the year 2012-2013.

Use of the Catch Up Premium

The Year 7 Catch-Up Premium at Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy is used to pay for a range of student support activities and interventions. In the year 2012-2013 these approximate amounts were spent in the following ways;

 

Extra resources for additional phonics teaching £270
Extra resources for literacy provision £1250
Extra resources for numeracy provision £700
Staff providing additional numeracy provision £550
Staff providing additional literacy provision £330
Staff providing phonics lessons £1100
Weekly reading club £96
One to one paired reading groups £1480
Total: £6640

EVALUATION OF CATCH-UP PREMIUM – 2012/13

The school receives additional funding for each student who enters Year 7, who has a KS2 reading level and / or mathematics level that is below Level 4. We evaluate the impact of this through analysis of student progress, in particular in English and Mathematics.

CATCH UP PREMIUM 2012 / 13 YEAR 7 STUDENTS

Progress in English of Yr. 7 Catch-Up Premium Students in 2012/13:

  • On average CU students made 0.7 levels of progress – in line with national expectation
  • 89% made or exceeded expected progress – far exceeding current national progress
  • 22% exceeded expected progress

Progress in Mathematics of Yr. 7 Catch-Up Premium Students in 2012/13:

  • On average CU students made 0.5 levels progress – slightly below national expectation
  • 33% made or exceeded expected progress – below current national progress
  • 22% exceeded expected progress