Year 7 Catch Up Funding

The Year 7 Catch up fund is used to support students in Maths and English. The allocation for 2018/19 is £5,727 and supports 32 students.
Current interventions funded are:

English:
– Group tuition and 1-1 tuition for targeted students, led by an English tutor
– Reading  scheme supporting students on a one-to-one programme to enable students to improve their reading age.

Mathematics:
– Group tuition and 1-1 tuition for targeted students, led by a Mathematics tutor.

Impact Analysis to March 2019

  • Year 7 catch up premium is being used to support 32 Settle College Year 7 students.  12 students receive support in both English and Maths, 13 students receive support in English only and 8 students receive support in Maths only.  32% of year 7 access catch -up funding.
  • In Maths 32% of catch-up students have improved on their baseline ‘within set’ ranking in all 3 tests since commencing mentoring lessons.  84% have improved their ranking in at least one test. The average predicted key stage 3 outcome for the Maths catch-up students exceeding their aspirational target and has increased from November to January.
  • In English 50% of catch-up students have improved their reading ages since commencing mentoring lessons.  We are still awaiting results for the remainder of the students.  The average predicted key stage 3 outcome for the English catch-up students exceeds their aspirational target.
Pupil Premium Used For  Amount Allocated  Amount spent to March  2019 Comments
Sixth Form reading buddy  £             –  £              –
Lifeboat Reading Scheme  £             –  £              –
Handwriting Support  £             –  £              –
Sixth form support in Class  £             –  £              –
Computerised assessment of ability and progress in Literacy  £425  £425
Library Intervention Sessions + Reading Booster  £855.35  £498.95  1 hour per week
Vulnerable student support at breaks and lunchtimes  £552.22  £322.13 1 hours per week re TA Support
Dictionaries  £166  £166
Tutor intervention – English –  £1,864.20  £1087.45 £75 per fortnight – English Teacher
Tutor intervention – Maths –  £1,864.20  £1087.45 £75.00 per fortnight – Maths Teacher
Reading Scheme  £             –  £              – Accelerated Reader
Total  £5,726.97  £3161.98

Read about the strategies implemented and the impact of Year 7 Catch Up Funding here:

Y7 CUF Funding Impact Analysis 2017-18

Student Support

  • Mentoring
  • “Hub” support
  • Homework Club
  • Sixth Form support