Year 7 Catch Up


Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Grant

The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives state-funded schools, including special schools and alternative provision settings, additional funding to support year 7 pupils who did not achieve the expected standard in reading or maths at the end of key stage 2 (KS2).


Our current Year 7 have a very broad range of needs which include, severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties, together with challenges around communication and interaction.  At Castle School the Year 7 Catch Up Premium is used to support engagement and progress in literacy and numeracy.

Allocation for 2018-19

The allocation for 2018 – 19 was £ 552.

The allocation was used to provide classroom resources to support engagement in and interaction within communication and early maths activities.

Planned Expenditure 2019 – 20

The allocation for 2019 – 20 is £ 1,104.

This allocation will be used to buy resources that will support transition activities for those pupils moving from Year 6 into Year 7.

In addition, a proportion of the funding will be used to purchase literacy resources and support