The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives schools 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)

What is the expected standard? The national curriculum tests at the end of key stage 2 (KS2) (often referred to as SATs) are administered in mathematics, English reading and English grammar punctuation and spelling.

From these tests there is a Range of scaled scores:

  • 80 is the lowest scaled score that can be awarded
  • 120 is the highest scaled score
  • A pupil awarded a scaled score of 100 or more has met the expected standard in each test.
  • A pupil awarded a scaled score of 99 or less has not met the expected standard in the test.

For the Evaluation of ‘Catch Up Funding’ for the 2017-18 academic year, please see Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Premium Funding Evaluation 2017/2018

For a breakdown of our ‘Catch Up Funding’ for the 2017-18 academic year, please see Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Premium Funding 2017/2018

For the Evaluation of ‘Catch Up Funding’ for the 2016-17 academic year, please see Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Premium Funding Evaluation 2016/2017

For a breakdown of our ‘Catch Up Funding’ for the 2016-17 academic year, please see Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Premium Funding 2016/2017