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Drumbeat School & ASD Service

Year 7 Top Up Funding Premium at Drumbeat

The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium provides schools with an additional £500 for each year 7 pupil who did not achieve at least level 4 in reading and/or maths at the end of key stage 2.

Context at Drumbeat School 2016/17

Number of students in Year 7

9

Total amount of top-up funding

£4500

Based on the individual needs of the pupils at Drumbeat we have allocated Year 7 Top Up funding to focus on the following;

Initiative

Cost

Anticipated Impact

New Reading Schemes providing motivating texts for pupils, in particular girls

£4500

An improvement in reading ability and confidence reflected in progress and achievement.

 

Context at Drumbeat School 2015/16

Number of students in Year 7

16

Total amount of top-up funding

£8000

Based on the individual needs of the pupils at Drumbeat we have allocated Year 7 Top Up funding to focus on the following;

Initiative

Cost

Anticipated Impact

New Reading Schemes targeted at Reading Recovery

£1000

An improvement in reading ability and confidence reflected in progress and achievement.

Speech and Language and Occupational Therapy to support ability English & Maths Groups

£5000

Improvement in accessing the English and maths curriculum through higher levels of engagement.

Lego Therapy

£2000

An improvement in communication and problem solving.