These results are based on the progression of the students from their Key Stage 2 SAT results to the end of their Year 7 studies.
What is Catch-Up Premium?
Year 7 Catch-Up Premium is a type of funding additional to the main school funding. It is received from the government and is allocated to students who failed to achieve a National Curriculum Level 4 at the end of Key Stage 2 in either Mathematics or English reading.
Schools are free to spend the Catch-Up Premium as they see fit within specific parameters.
Walker Technology College received £13,500 for the year 2015-16.
This funding was used on:
■ Rise and Read targeted intervention programme
■ Numeracy form classes
■ Accelerated Reader software
■ Resources for the Literacy curriculum
The Impact of Catch Up Premium
► Number of Catch-up Premium Students 2015/16 = 25
The split of students is:
■ Maths only = 10
■ English only = 6
■ Both English & Maths = 9
An analysis of the results for the students eligible in the areas targeted:
■ English – reading ages of CUP students improved by 6 months more than the average for all other students.
■ Maths – BMBT scores improved by one whole level.