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Y7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Report 2016-17

Catch up money is used to support students who, for one reason or another, have fallen behind expectations in their primary school.

The allocation for The Dorcan Academy in 2016-17 was £15,968

The Y7 catch-up money for 2016-17 was allocated as follows:

Early school Maths group £557

Catch up English £10,043

Resources £5,368

For the year 2016-17, maths was delivered in small groups before school by specialist support staff. English was delivered in small groups by specialist support staff within lessons.

Outcomes

English:

As seen in the table below, percentages of students who were below level 4 (nationally expected level at the end of Key Stage 2) in English on entry to Dorcan, made progress [i.e. nationally expected progress and beyond] by the end of the year.

94% of year 7, who had Premier League Reading Stars [National Literacy Strategy] intervention increased their reading age 62% of year 7, who had Catch-Up intervention increased their reading age Overall at the start of year 7, 68% had reading ages in the broad average range, By July 2017, this had increased to 89%

Maths:

In maths, percentages of the students who were below level 4 (nationally expected level at the end of Key Stage 2) on entry to Dorcan, made progress (i.e. nationally expected progress and beyond ) by the end of the year.

Year 7 Catch up NW Term 1-2 95% students made progress

Year 7 Catch up NW Term 2-3 90% students made progress

Year 7 Catch up NW Term 3-6 92% students made progress

These Interventions will be in place for Year 7 Catch up students in 2017-2018