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

Year 7 Catch Up Funding Outcomes 2016 -2017

Move to Level 1 or above in English:

The school data shows that 17 students started Year 7 in September 2016 with their English levels below a level 1 (New GCSE 1-9). At the end of Year 7, 11 of these students had reached Level 1 or above. Of the 6 students still working below level 1, 2 students had made significant progress (+4Q Grades).

Move to level 1 or above in Mathematics:

The school data shows that 22 students started Year 7 in September 2016 with their Maths levels below a level 1 (New GCSE 1-9). At the end of Year 7, 16 of these students had reached Level 1 or above. Of the 6 students still working below level 1, 3 students had made significant progress.

the percentage of Year 7 students, who started below level 1 in English or Maths, who made significant, expected or good progress in the Low Ability and Transition groups.

GCSE 1-9 grades (including pre level 1 grades)
Low Ability and Transition Sets English (17 Students) Maths (22 Students)
Significant Progress (4+ levels) 76% (13 students) 86% (19 students)
Good Progress (2-3 levels) 0% (0 students) 0% (0 students)
Expected Progress (1 level) 12 % (2 students) 9% (2 students)