The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives state-funded schools, including special schools and alternative provision settings, additional funding to support year 7 pupils who did not achieve the expected standard in reading or maths at the end of key stage 2 (KS2).
In order to raise achievement Chart Wood School offers:
Bi-annual testing of all pupils for reading, comprehension and spelling capabilities.
Weekly 1:1 catch up literacy for any pupils that do not attain the age of eight years and one month in their reading tests
Twice weekly 1:1 catch up literacy for any pupils with very low attainment in order to reinforce and improve their phonic knowledge