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Year 7 literacy and numeracy catch-up premium


Click here for 2017-18 expenditure details.



Year 7 Catch-Up funding was introduced in 2013 for all Year 7 pupils achieving below Level 4. Each pupil achieving below L4 was allocated £500 to help support achievement in Literacy and Numeracy in particular. Last year we received £2,000, this year we will receive £500 to support the children and young people in Year 7.

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Item purchased



Phonics resources

To improve reading


Attention Autism training

To facilitate positive interactions and engagement in learning


Maths & English books

Resources for teachers


Maths Resources

Increase opportunities for engagement with maths


Communication resources

Bespoke aids made for classes


Interactive story equipment

Improve & develop comprehension skills

Total – £1,994.69



In February 2018 we will receive £500 for 1 young person. The support this young lady needs was discussed at her EHCP meeting and agreed with her parent. Specific resources have been identified to support her to develop her literacy and numeracy skills.

More details on the resources purchased and the impact will be available as the year progresses.

If you require any more information in relation to the Year 7 Catch-Up Premium, or its application at Bradstow, please don’t hesitate to contact either Sarah Adams (Deputy Head Teacher) or Faye Dunbar  (Finance), who will be happy to answer any questions.




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