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Parents and Carers

Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up

The Year 7 catch-up premium for literacy and numeracy 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).  The Year 7 interventions could include a number of strategies selected to support the individual needs of a Hobart Student.  The programme is decided by the SENCO and English/Maths Heads of Department.

  • Mentoring (Individual – 20 minutes weekly)

Named in-school mentor, with weekly meeting scheduled during morning registration.

  •  Catch-Up Literacy (Individual)

One term of targeted reading support, provided twice weekly in 20 minute sessions by Catch-Up trained Lead Teaching Assistants also holding a Level 3 qualification in Supporting Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties.

  •  Catch-Up Numeracy (Small Group / Individual)

One term of targeted numeracy support, provided twice weekly in 20 minutes sessions by a Catch-Up trained Senior TA and/or a qualified HLTA.

  •  Sound Discovery (Individual – 20 minutes daily)

Phonics programme provided on an individual daily basis for one half term.  Led by Sound Discovery trained Teaching Assistants also holding Level 3 qualification in Supporting Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties.

  •  Speech and Language Intervention (Individual – 15 minutes daily)

Assessment and bespoke programmes of support provided by a qualified Speech and Language Therapist contracted by the school.  Daily activity delivered by Lead TA holding Level 3 ELKLAN qualification.

  •  Communication and Interaction Skills Group (1 hour, weekly – Small Group)

Bespoke programmes of support tailored to individual needs of students and organised into half-termly blocks.  Led by Teaching Assistants holding Level 3 qualification in Supporting Students on the Autistic Spectrum.

  •  Lexia Reading Programme (Daily, three week rotation – Small group)

Computer-based reading programme.

  •  Alpha Inclusion Social Communication Support (1 hour, weekly - individual)

One to one sessions with a social communication expert, aimed at supporting young people with a diagnosis of autism, ADHD or related conditions.  Also appropriate for those without a diagnosis, but who are undergoing assessment. 

  •  Specialist Teacher (1 hour, fortnightly - individual or small group)

Specialist support focusing on all areas of literacy: spelling, reading, comprehension and handwriting delivered by a dyslexia specialist teacher. 

Our schools

Clarion Academy Trust is a multi-academy and primary school Trust in South Norfolk. We aspire to excellence in all aspects of our practice. Mutual support, collaboration and challenge are key to our success. Raising standards for teaching and learning is at the core of all we do; providing students, pupils and staff with the opportunity to thrive, flourish and excel. This is a common vision for all our academies, no matter what their setting, context or circumstances.

Our schools

Clarion Academy Trust is a multi-academy and primary school Trust in South Norfolk. We aspire to excellence in all aspects of our practice. Mutual support, collaboration and challenge are key to our success. Raising standards for teaching and learning is at the core of all we do; providing students, pupils and staff with the opportunity to thrive, flourish and excel. This is a common vision for all our academies, no matter what their setting, context or circumstances.