Year 7 Catch-Up Funding

King James I Academy

‘Not Yet Secondary Ready’ Report:

A summary of Catch Up Funding and how it is spent

Number of students and ‘Not Yet Secondary Ready’ Funding received

Financial Year 2017-18

Total number of students on roll (Year 7 – 11)

653 (figures from October Census)

Indicative number of students eligible for Catch Up Funding

50

Amount of Catch Up Funding received per student

£500

Catch Up funding received

£14,507 (estimated, and based on 25.2% increase in Year 7 pupil numbers)

 

Summary of ‘Not Yet Secondary Ready’ Funding spend 2017-18

 

  • Continued designation of the ‘7n’ curriculum band; a nurture group following a semi primary model with 1 member of staff responsible for delivery of English and Humanity aspects of the curriculum.
  • Re-designation of the ‘7t’ curriculum band as a vehicle for signposting the most appropriate support for the lowest ability students in order to access top up funding and construction of Costed Provision Maps to better support students
  • Additional curriculum time allocated for the delivery of 1 extra maths and English lesson for NYSR students
  • Further targeted development of English and Maths Period 6 intervention sessions for targeted students within the NYSR cohort
  • Use of Edinburgh Reading Program in conjunction with Accelerated Reader program and PiXL resources to support literacy levels.
  • Literacy Mentoring; 6th Form students supporting reading activities with NYSR students.
  • LSA Support; 100% LSA support for 7n group, along with targeted LSA support during P6 intervention sessions.

 

Impact of ‘Not Yet Secondary Ready’ Funding spend 2017-18

 

  • Overall, students who were NYSR in Reading achieved 0.33 grades above their challenging target in English at the end of year 7, representing good progress across the year

 

  • Overall, students who were NYSR in Maths achieved 0.11 grades above their challenging target at the end of year 7, representing good progress across the year

 

 

 

Number of students and ‘Not Yet Secondary Ready’ Funding received

Financial Year 2018-19

Total number of students on roll (Year 7 – 11)

733 (figures from October 2018 Census)

Indicative number of students eligible for Catch Up Funding

58 (20 where Reading is NYSR, 18 where Maths is NYSR, 20 where both reading and maths are NYSR.

Amount of Catch Up Funding received per student

£500

Catch Up funding received

£16,265 (estimated, and based on 10.8% increase in Year 7 pupil numbers)

 

Summary of ‘Not Yet Secondary Ready’ Funding spend 2018-19

 

  • Continued designation of the ‘7n’ curriculum band; a nurture group following a semi primary model with 1 member of staff responsible for delivery of English and Humanity aspects of the curriculum.
  • Re-designation of the ‘7t’ curriculum band as a vehicle for signposting the most appropriate support for the lowest ability students in order to access top up funding and construction of Costed Provision Maps to better support students
  • Development of ‘8n’ curriculum band to enable continuity in progression for vulnerable learners.
  • Continuation of redeveloped curriculum to enable delivery of 1 extra maths and English lesson for NYSR students in the lowest 3 teaching bands
  • Continuation of English and Maths Period 6 intervention sessions for targeted students within the NYSR cohort
  • Redeployment of support staff during P6 intervention to enable review and support of SEN K students by LSA’s.
  • Use of Edinburgh Reading Program in conjunction with ‘Drop Everything and Read’ initiative to encourage Year 7 and 8 students to read for pleasure.
  • LSA Support; 100% LSA support for 7n and 8n groups.
  • Science purchase of Educake to support students throughout Key Stage 3
  • Employment of LSA apprentices to  provide additional support in lessons as well as providing training to LSA’s to deal with the complex medical issues of students who are NYSR

 

Downloads:

Catch Up Funding Summary and Plan 2018