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24/05/24

Year 1 enjoyed their popcorn and biscuit picnic interval ready to go back into their pj movie afternoon!!! 🍿🎬 pic.twitter.com/xAYLmum4eP

23/05/24

Our board is so cute! Really looking forward to seeing our students in colour tomorrow 🐘🩷❤️🧡💛💚🩵💙💜🤎🖤🩶🤍 pic.twitter.com/P6oHXeDO7U

21/05/24

What a wonderful evening at our Primary Spring Concert 🎶🎸🎺🎹 a huge thank you to for making this all possible. pic.twitter.com/ms3ZFcl1jP

16/05/24

Year 5 had a great Geography lesson this week focused on the process of erosion and weathering, linked to their learning on the formation of The Grand Canyon. 🇺🇸🌏They really enjoyed creating a model and seeing what happened when ‘rainfall’ occurred 💧 pic.twitter.com/KEYir1Br1E

16/05/24

We’re so proud of the resilience and determination shown by ourYear 6 children this week. They have blown us away with their efforts and positivity. pic.twitter.com/D5dNiGDjze

16/05/24

Year 4 and 5 had a fantastic fencing taster session on Wednesday. They thoroughly enjoyed it and loved trying something new. A big thank you to Miss Demain for organising this opportunity pic.twitter.com/eNX1I6FD4e

14/05/24

Year 6 have begun each morning with an opportunity to have breakfast and a chilled start before their SATs papers. It has been wonderful to see so many positive, smiling faces so far. Bring on the Maths papers! 💪🏼🤩 pic.twitter.com/bqPM0KZcP9

12/05/24

We wish our Year 6 students the best of luck with their SATs this week coming. You have all worked so hard for these and we are very proud of you all! 🤞🤩 pic.twitter.com/uO9TiJpxkx

10/05/24

Year 6 ended their week positively and are ready for the challenge of SATs next week . They were even happier to end the day with a ‘smart’ cookie for them to enjoy courtesy of the Year 6 teachers. pic.twitter.com/OVszT84J4f

10/05/24

Archery to finish off their amazing trip to Fellowship Afloat 🏹 pic.twitter.com/jUqpR4wJNO

10/05/24

A morning of team building for York class 👏🏻 pic.twitter.com/Yp9LRyOvr1

10/05/24

Good morning from Fellowship Afloat! Ready to go for Day 2 ⚓️⛵️☀️ pic.twitter.com/RXCsRgEc2g

09/05/24

Off for an evening walk after a fantastic first day at Fellowship Afloat ⛵️⚓️🤩 pic.twitter.com/TtEXCT9y9x

09/05/24

A fantastic day sailing ⛵️ pic.twitter.com/USeD95zBRG

09/05/24

York class have loved sailing and climbing the lighthouse this afternoon ☀️⚓️⛵️ pic.twitter.com/g2yjT5VCzm

09/05/24

Year 3 York class have safely arrived at Fellowship Afloat ⛵️⚓️☀️ pic.twitter.com/5p4mrtjXiK

08/05/24

Year 3 Bath are slightly delayed. With the new arrival time expected to be 8.05pm.

08/05/24

Year 3 Bath class are on their way home. ETA: 19.45

08/05/24

Ready for their day on the sailing boats ⛵️ pic.twitter.com/LMvA1eHCGg

07/05/24

Bath class have had a fantastic day at Fellowship Afloat! ⛵️⚓️☀️🤩 pic.twitter.com/nEP3nFJjQS

07/05/24

All settled in a ready for a fun filled afternoon ⚓️⛵️ pic.twitter.com/rN4eY9XV8M

07/05/24

Year 3 Bath have arrived safely at Fellowship Afloat ☀️⛵️⚓️ pic.twitter.com/3tyNl6WlJh

04/05/24

Year 5 thoroughly enjoyed taking their learning outside and working out the area of compound shapes. ☀️🧮 pic.twitter.com/0Cve9cQlaU

03/05/24

On Tuesday, our Year 2 children enjoyed a Scooterbility Training Course in the school playground, delivered by a Road Safety Officer from HCC. The children learnt about controlling their scooters safely, basic pedestrian skills and sharing space with others. pic.twitter.com/Xis9mYCBw3

30/04/24

Year 4 have had such an exciting final day at The Hive, handling the animals was a huge hit!🪲🕷️🕸️🦎 pic.twitter.com/SonnJm2e0H

Covid-19 Catch Up Premium - Governors report

Catch up funding
Academic year 2020/2021
Nature of Strategy/support Year group/Key stage Cost Key Performance Indicator Lead person Where we are/impact
Bug club phonics books Reception, Year 1 and 2 £2,938.97 All children in EYFS and children to have access to reading books.

Improved reading skills and success at phonics screening 
LSH All books have been purchased,
catalogued and are in use.
 The early years and yea 1 children
utilise the books for their guided
 reading daily sessions.

It is predicted that over 80% of the children in year 1 will pass their phonics screening check.
Virtual visit to Cambridge
Science Centre 
KS1 and KS2 £180.00 To enrich the experience of science curriculum and support with both the recovery of missed knowledge as well as bringing science to life  HAR The  following virtual visits took place on the 02/03/2021: 
A digestive journey show
Stronger by design show
Sonic science show
Maths revision guides KS34   £1,577 To support with the recovery of knowledge and skills for KS3 students NSH The guides were given to the students in November 2020 and are being used in lessons and at home.  
English revision guides KS4 £1,708 To support with the recovery of knowledge and skills for GCSE students SMA The following guides were purchased on 04/12/202114/05/2021:
An inspector calls
McBeth
Power and conflict poetry
English language revision
Geography revision guides KS4 £325.40 To support with the recovery of knowledge and skills for GCSE students RYE The guides were given to the students in November 2020 and are being used in lessons and at home.  
Virtual visits by authors and virtual productions KS4 £350.00 Support the comprehension aspects of the texts studied in English in readiness for the GCSE assessments. SMA Alexander Sheppard visit on 10/02/21
Romeo and Juliet and McBeth production on 24th and 25th of March 2021
Science revision guides and practice papers
Science GCSE textbooks
KS3 and 4
KS4
£2,590.00 Support with the recovery of the curriculum, students have minimal gap in their knowledge and skills for the following academic year GNO These were purchase on 18/03/2021 and the students have been utilising them in lessons and at home.
Hire of steel drums All Key Stages £800.00 Support with the teaching of the instrument and bringing the lessons to life. AKI The pupils have enjoyed playing on the instrument and this has brought the curriculum to life. 
Access to online resources All year groups £629 Student to have easy access to array of material, to accelerate their knowledge.  ECO Hodder's Magazine Collection subscription to support independent research for the KS4 students- purchased on 20/01/2021.

Digital Theatre subscription- support the teaching of the curriculum in KS3 and 4 English.
Art resources KS 3,4  £698.00 Students make rapid progress, by having access to subject specialist resources. KWI Specialist watercolour tin was purchased on 11/02/2021 and the CYP have been using them to support their learning.  
MFL language assistant KS 3,4  £12,000.00 To ensure that the students achieve their predicted targets. LTI This has been an important resource in ensuring that the students, in particular the year 11 students have had the opportunity to catch up and be prepared for their assessments. 
Use of specialist maths and English  lead in primary to lead targeted interventions in year 6 Year 6
£3000
The targeted year 6 children achieve their
predicted grades.
LSH Initial assessment on return to school on the 8th of March 2022 and small group teaching by the primary maths lead has supported the children to catch up both with knowledge and content of the missed curriculum.

SATs assessments in May : the children have performed exceptionally. Over 80% of the year group have achieved ARE in both reading and GPS and maths, and over 40% Gisin both areas.    
Increased capacity for therapeutic support   All year groups £15,000 Reduction in the number of CYP on the waiting list to receive support
Full engagement in the curriculum
Improved attendance
Reduction in behaviour points
Increase number of reward points
  
LSH There is a three tier system approach to supporting CYP with their emotional wellbeing:
 Mentoring
Brief Therapy
Counselling

The funding has enabled us to increase this provision. The school counsellor is seeing 21 students at present.

There  is now a trained member of staff, who delivers Brief Therapy, three days a week all day to CYP across the whole academy. At present, she is seeing 22 pupils across the academy.

There is also a Resilience trained member of the Inclusion team , that is offering mentoring sessions  to 15 students at present. This has ensured that no CYP is on the counsellor's waiting list.
Employment of an intervention
teachers
Years 7, 8 and 9 £11,267 The CYP to achieve their targeted
grades in GCSE examinations.
LSH/IBA Identified group of students in years 7 to  9 have received maths and English catch up lessons in small groups of six students. These were delivered by a qualified teacher one lesson per week for six weeks. 
IT equipment such as headsets and microphones for teachers to support the blended learning approach All teaching staff £2,331 Support teaching staff in delivering the
remote learning lessons.
LSH All teaching staff have been provided with New Bee blue tooth headsets. The use of these has ensured more effective delivery of lessons.
 
It equipment for children and young people    £600 To support with recording of the work, in particular for students with SEN   Twenty wired iPad keyboards with lighting connector was purchased on 17/02/2021 for KS4 children. 
Celebration trips- 50% discount for all  Disadvantaged students Years 7 to 10 £2,000 To provide enriching experience for the Disadvantaged students, in particular in light of the recent lockdowns. ECO All trips have been organised and the level of discount has
 been agreed.
Academic year 2021/2022
Family support worker All year groups £20,000 Engagement from parents with school   To ensure effective and timely support for the vulnerable families. Having this provision in house will provide a higher quality of support for the CYP and their families, as the individual responsible
will be fully aware of the systems and processed operating in the school
as well as being in the position to build positive relationships with the CYP.   
Development of the
sensory garden
Primary, Inclusion £10,000 To support emotional wellbeing of the children, bring ecology  and sustainable aspect of the curriculum to life.    
Increased capacity for therapeutic support   All year groups £15,000 Reduction in the number of CYP on the waiting list to receive support

Full engagement in the curriculum
Improved attendance

Reduction in behaviour points
Increase number of reward points
  
LSH There is a three tier system approach to supporting CYP with their emotional wellbeing:
 Mentoring
Brief Therapy
Counselling

The funding has enabled us to increase this provision. The school counsellor is seeing 21 students at present.

There  is now a trained member of staff, who delivers Brief Therapy, three days a week all day to CYP across the whole academy. At present, she is seeing 22 pupils across the academy.

There is also a Resilience trained member of the Inclusion team , that is offering mentoring sessions  to 15 students at present. This has ensured that no CYP is on the counsellor's waiting list.
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