The government is providing funding to cover a one-off universal catch-up premium for the 2020 to 2021 academic year. It aims to support pupils to catch up for lost learning so schools can meet the curriculum expectations for the next academic year.
We decide how to spend the funding in the most effective way for our pupils.
We must explain:
We will receive a total of £80 per pupil (for reception through to year 6), as follows:
Spending - £27,450
Our spending decisions have been based on the needs of individual year groups; strategies we believe will ensure successful catch up in maths and English and using our own school based expertise wherever possible to ensure the quality of the teaching provided.
Our 'Talk 4 Writing Leader' will plan, deliver and measure the impact of writing support for a group of children in Year 4 £3380
Buy the programme and training for 'Talk Boost' for KS1 to improve language £500
National Tutoring Programme (White Rose Maths Hub) to work with 14 children in year 3 TBC £2000
Expected outcomes from interventions
The broad aims of 'COVID-19 Catch Up Premium' at Westerhope are:
Additional detailed guidance about the implementation and assessment of each strategy will be provided in a document below which will be completed by the first Monday after the Easter Holiday.