Y7 Catch-up Premium
Pendle Vale College received (in February 2016) £29,000 Catch Up Premium Funding. This funding has been utilised as a contribution to the salary of a Literacy Intervention teacher who continues to work with those students who come in to the College below Level 4 and funding for the Lexia Software System.
LEXIA Year 7
19 students. 100% moved up on reading age, ranging from 4 months to nearly three full years (average increase of 1 year 10 months)
LEXIA Year 8
21 students. 16 our of 21 moved forward in their reading age from 2 months up to 4 years 9 months (average increase of 1 year 9 months)
About 60 students (withdrawal) small groups of 10. Working on a range of reading and the development of writing skills.
In 2014/15 the College received £24,500 Catch Up Premium funding. This funding has been utilised as a contribution to the salary of a Literacy Intervention teacher who works with those students who come in to the College below Level 4 and funding for the Lexia Software System.
The funding that we have received in previous years has been used in the same manner.
Evidence of Impact 2013/14
A group of Y7/Y8 students with a reading age below their reading age, attended two 20 minute Lexia sessions each week including completion of homework
Average Reading Age at the start: 7.5 years
Average Reading Age at the end: 8.75 years
Intervention lessons, 63 students withdrawn from foundation subjects for 1 hour per week.
Average level at the start: 4c
Average level at the end: 4b/4a