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*** PCHS&C are officially OUTSTANDING in all areas – Ofsted 2017 ***
*** PCHS&C are officially OUTSTANDING in all areas – Ofsted 2017 ***

REVIEW OF SPENDING 2016-2017

What is Year 7 catch up funding? 

Year 7 Catch Up funding is additional funding allocated to publicly funded schools to help raise the achievements of year 7 pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.

PCHS&C has 20 x Year 7 children who are eligible for Year 7 Catch Up funding of £500/student and has therefore received £10,000.

Next Year 7 Catch Up review date is July 2017.

What are the main barriers to attainment?

  • General learning difficulties (ranging from moderate to severe to complex learning needs)
  • Speech language  and social communication needs
  • Medical/ Physical / sensory needs and associated conditions
  • Social, emotional and mental health needs
  • Limited life skills/independence etc.
How was the funding spent? How much was allocated? Who were the target pupils? Why did we spend this money in this way?What was the actual impact on these pupils?
Intensive small group tuition specifically designed to develop Maths skills (each delivered in groups of around 6 students on a rota basis)£136816 students

(i.e. 8x Independent and 8x Supported learners)
These students are operating significantly below their mainstream peers in relation to mathematical developmentAnalysis of 2016-17 data indicated 89% progress in number; 89% in measurement 100% geometry, thereby demonstrating progress towards narrowing the gap in maths between these Year 7 students and the national average (mainstream).
Intensive small group tuition specifically designed to develop English skills (each delivered in groups of around 6 students on a rota basis)£136816 students

(i.e. 8x Independent and 8x Supported learners)
These students are operating significantly below their mainstream peers in relation to literacy development.Analysis of 2016-17 data indicated 100% progress in reading and 89% in writing; thereby demonstrating progress towards narrowing the gap in English between these Year 7 students and the national average (mainstream).
Small group TA interventions specifically designed to develop Speech, language and Communication skills (pre-requisite to literacy skill development)£91220 students

(i.e. 8x Independent, 8x Supported and 4x Experiential learners)
These students are operating significantly below their mainstream peers in relation to speech, language and communication developmentAnalysis of 2016-17 data indicated 89% progress in receptive/expressive language, thereby demonstrating progress towards narrowing the gap in speech and language between these Year 7 students and the national average (mainstream)
Additional TA 1 support for experiential learners (i.e. most complex learning and medical needs) to access early thinking skill activities re literacy and numeracy£38004 students



(i.e. 4x Experiential learners)
These students are at the very early stages of their development needs, have very limited concentration and require a sensory based approach to learning with regular changes in activitiesWeekly trips to café at local supermarket provided enhanced opportunities for communication, use of money etc.
Phonics – high frequency flashcards (resources)£35016 students

(i.e. 8x Independent and 8x Supported learners)
These students all experience significant difficulties with phonological processing and developmentFlashcards purchased and utilised to enhance overall phonological development and enhance reading abilities (progress to be assessed using reading assessments).
Communication software package e.g. Eye Gaze software£9754 students



(i.e. 4x Experiential learners)
These students all experience significant language difficulties and as such are unable to effectively communicate their thoughts and ideas with othersOne student utilised more fully than others – leading to enhancing overall communication.
Subscription for ‘IXL’ Computerised maths programme used for personalised access£248

£60
15 students

(i.e. Independent and supported learners)
These students generally have limited access to appropriate mathematical games and practice outside of schoolYear 7’s engaged in maths activities at home/outside of school, with 6 personalised rewards issued in assembly for most time spent and/or most questions answered.
Maths resources to support all strands for the new year 7 classes£60016 students

(i.e. 8x Independent and 8x Supported learners)
These students generally have limited access to appropriate mathematical games and practice.Students were motivated to utilise new resources and engage in maths activities at school.
KS3 Blood Brothers/ Macbeth role play performance£33216 students

(i.e. 8x Independent and 8x Supported learners)
These students generally have very limited experience of literature and of watching plays etcUnfortunately this performance was cancelled due to illness of cast, and was unable to be rescheduled.

Total spent £10,013

PLANNED SPENDING 2017 – 18

What is Year 7 Catch up Funding?

Year 7 Catch Up funding is additional funding allocated to publicly funded schools to help raise the achievements of year 7 pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.

PCHS&C has 15 x Year 7 children who are eligible for Year 7 Catch Up funding of £500/student

Pendle Community High School has therefore received £ 7,500

Next Year 7 Catch Up review date is July 2018

What are the main barriers to attainment?

  • General learning difficulties (ranging from moderate to severe to complex learning needs)
  • Speech language  and social communication needs
  • Medical/ Physical / sensory needs and associated conditions
  • Social, emotional and mental health needs
  • Limited life skills/independence etc.
How will the funding be spent?How much is allocated?Target Pupils?Why are we spending this money in this way? What is the expected impact on these pupils?
Intensive small group TA3 tuition specifically designed to develop Maths skills (each delivered in groups of around 4-6 students on a rota basis)£1106.5

(i.e. £14.56/hr
x2 hours
x 38 weeks)
13 students

(i.e. 10x Independent and 3x Supported learners)
These students are operating significantly below their mainstream peers in relation to mathematical developmentTo close the gap in numeracy development between all our Year 7 students with learning difficulties and national average (mainstream)
Intensive small group TA3 tuition specifically designed to develop English skills (each delivered in groups of around 4-6 students on a rota basis)£1106.5

(i.e. £14.56/hr
x2 hours
x 38 weeks)
13 students

(i.e. 10x Independent and 3x Supported learners)
These students are operating significantly below their mainstream peers in relation to literacy development.To close the gap in literacy development between all our Year 7 students with learning difficulties and national average (mainstream)
Small group TA 3 interventions (1 hr/gp including preparation) specifically designed to develop Speech, language and Communication skills (pre-requisite to literacy skill development)£1106.5


(i.e. £14.56/hr
x2 TA3s
x 38 weeks)
15 students

(i.e. 10x Independent and 3x Supported and 2x Experiential learners)
These students are operating significantly below their mainstream peers in relation to speech, language and communication development.To close the gap in speech, language and communication skills between all our Year 7 students with learning difficulties and national average (mainstream)
Additional 1.25 hr/day TA 1 support for supported and experiential learners (i.e. most complex learning and medical needs) to access early thinking skill activities re literacy and numeracy£2534.22


(i.e. £10.26/hr
x 6.5 hrs/week
x 38 weeks)
5 students

(i.e. 3x Supported learners and 2x Experiential learners)
These students are at the very early stages of their development needs, have very limited concentration and require a sensory based approach to learning with regular changes in activitiesImproved access to developmental activities and meeting of identified sensory needs, leading to enhanced experiences
English and Maths resources to support new year 7 classes £125013 students
(i.e. 10x Independent and 3x Supported learners)
These students generally have limited access to appropriate mathematical games and practiceTo motivate students to engage in maths ‘reasoning’ activities eg problem solving, puzzles etc and basic ‘fun’ English activities at school

Total spent £7103.72

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Pendle Vale Campus, Oxford Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 8LF
Tel: 01282 682260
E-mail: reception@pchs.lancs.sch.uk

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