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Year 7/8 catch up grant summary

The year 7 literacy and numeracy catch up premium grant includes all year 7 pupils who did not achieve at least a level 4 in reading and/or mathematics at key stage 2 based on end of key stage 2 attainment.

St Hugh’s uses the grant spanning across 2 academic years for the period of 12 months. For example September 2012 – students arrive. The grant was received February 2013. Therefore the grant supported students in year 7 February 2013 to July 2013 and also in year 8 September 1013 to January 2014.

The grant at St Hugh’s is spent for the purposes of the school for the educational benefit of students:-

This includes:

  • Individual tuition in addition to classroom teaching in the form of small group tuition
  • Access to a broader range of supporting software for Maths and English in order to develop learning further through access of computer based learning
  • Access to a range of therapy support to ensure student wellbeing is stabilised in order to fully access learning
  • Access to specific communication package

2012-2013

The premium for this financial year received February 2013 was £15,000.

2012-2013 – Impact of Programmes (February 2012 – January 2013) (year 7 cohort data)

Summer 2012 (data)

  • 60% of cohort achieved good of better progress in English rising to 79% (March 2013)
  • 80% of cohort achieved good of better progress in Maths
  • 56% of cohort achieved good of better progress in Science rising to 71% (March 2013)
  • 72% of cohort achieved good of better progress in ICT rising to 92% (March 2013)

2013-2014

The premium for this financial year included 29 students and equated to £14,000 based on £500.00 per a student.

2013-2014 – Impact of Programmes (February 2013-January 2014) (year 1/8 cohort data)

  • 56% of cohort have achieved good or better progress in English (July 2014)
  • 62% of cohort have achieved good or better progress in Maths (July 2014)
  • 96% of cohort have achieved good or better progress in Science (July 2014)
  • 66% of cohort have achieved good or better progress in ICT (July 2014)

NB - Assessment

The school continues to use levels this academic year and mid end of year assessments using the bsq system to record. Data is analysed with regards to progression guidance 2010 data sets in order to identify rate of progression using the medium and upper quartile range as identified.