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Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Funding Statement

Proficiency in both literacy and numeracy are key requirements to success within a broad and balanced curriculum offer. The literacy and numeracy catch up premium provides additional funding to schools to support Year 7 students who did not achieve the expected age-related standard for Maths, Reading, and Writing at the end of Key Stage 2.   All schools have a free choice regarding how the funding is spent and can be directed to where the school feels it will have most impact to support improving literacy and numeracy competency. 


Our objective is to ensure that all students not reaching the expected standard achieve their BASE target in Maths and/or English. This target is calculated from CAT4 assessments and therefore is based on their underlying abilities and not performance in a formal end of Key Stage test.  Our main objective is to ensure that all students not reaching the expected standard achieve (Residual = 0) or exceed (Residual = 1) this BASE target in Maths and/or English as we believe that represents an appropriate level of progress for them. 

BASE targets and outcomes are as follows:

Beginning to show expected age related knowledge for a topic (not included as a target)

Approaching the expected age related level of knowledge and skills

Secure in the expected age related level of knowledge and skills

Exceeding the expected age related level of knowledge and skills


Open Evening 

Monday 22nd October 6.00 - 8.00pm

Presentations are at 6.30pm, 7.00pm and 7.30pm
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