Year 7 Catch Up Premium
The literacy and numeracy catch up funding provides schools with an additional £500 for each pupil who did not achieve at least the expected stam in English reading and / or mathematics at the end of Key Stage 2. It is provided to all state funded schools with a Year 7 cohort.
Northfield School received an additional £19,000 for the academic year 2015-16. This money has been allocated to provide individual and small group intervention as well as investment in an Accelerated Reader Programme and an Accelerated Maths Programme.
Impact of the catch up funding 2016-17
71 students did not make the expected standard in mathematics at KS2. Of those eligible for funding, 69% are now making at least expected progress.
98 students did not make the expected standard in Reading at KS2. Of those eligible for funding, 97% are now making at least expected progress.