Year 7 Catchup

The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium provides schools with additional funding for each Year 7 student who did not achieve at least level 4 in Reading and/or Maths at the end of key stage 2 (KS2).
Funding
The Bushey Academy received:

  • £15,743 in 2016/17
  • £17, 500 in 2015/16
  • £20,000 in 20 14/15
  • £19,000 in 20 13/14

The funding is deployed in the following ways:

  • 1 x Transition Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant Support
  • Literacy classes
  • CAT Testing package

Impact of the use of Year 7 Catch-up Funding

Good progress = Students progressing 1 third of a National Curriculum level in an academic year.

Expected progress = Students progressing 2 thirds of a National Curriculum level in an academic year.

Significant progress = Students progressing 1 full National Curriculum level in an academic year.

24 students started Year7 in September 2015 with their fine line key stage 2 Maths levels below level 4 and 17

Students started Year7 in September2015 with their fine line key stage 2 English levels below level 14.

This table shows the percentage of students who made significant progress (1 NC level or more) English / Maths and those who made expected progress (2thirds of a NC level) or good progress (third of a NC level) in English and Maths.

Year 7 2015 English (17 Students) Maths (24 Students)
Significant progress 88.2% (15 students) 95.8% (23 students)
Good Progress 5.9% (1 students) 0% (0 students)
Expected Progress 0% (0 students) 0% (0 students)

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September 2015

Move to Level 4 or above in English:

The school data shows that 17 students started Year 7 in September 2015 with their fine line key stage 2

Reading levels below 4. At the end of the academic year, 14 of these students had reach Level 4c or above. Of the 3 students still working below level 4, 1 student had made significant progress and 1 student had made expected progress.

Move to level 4 or above in Mathematics:

The school data shows that 24 students started Year 7 in September 2015 with their fine line key stage 2

Maths levels below 4. At the end of Year 7, 20 of these students had reached Level 4c or above. Of the 4 students still working below level 4, 3 students had made significant progress.

These tables show the percentage of Year 7 students, who started below level 4 in English or Maths, who made significant, expected or good progress in the Low Ability and Transition groups.

Low Ability Sets English (4 students) Maths (11 students)
Significant Progress 75% (3 students) 100% (11 students)
Good Progress 0% (0 students) 0% (0 students)
Expected Progress 0% (0 students) 0% (0 students)

 

Transition English (1.3 students) Maths (12 students)
Significant Progress 92.3% (12 students) 91.6% (11 students)
Good Progress 0% (0 students) 0% (0 students)
Expected Progress 7.7% (1 student) 0% (0 students)