Coronavirus (COVID-19) Catch-Up Premium
The government has provided catch up funding to mainstream schools, from Reception to Year 11, at £80 per child, in order to support them in catching up on potential loss of learning, due to Covid-19 school closure during the national lockdown.
The overall aims of our catch-up premium strategy include:
- To raise the attainment of all pupils to close the gap created by Covid-19 school closures.
- To reduce the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers.
Using a tiered model (as recommended by the Education Endowment Foundation), we aim to ensure that children are provided with quality intervention in order to ‘catch-up’ on lost learning due to the pandemic. The tiered model focuses on high quality teaching, targeted academic support and wider strategies to aid school leaders’ existing school improvement efforts.