‘Catch up’ Premium Statement
In June, the government announced £1 billion of funding to support children and young people to catch up. The money for the catch up premium is designed to ensure that schools have the support they need for all pupils make up for lost teaching time, and the money is designed to provide additional, targeted support for those children and young people who need the most help.
The catch-up premium is funded on a per pupil basis at £80 per pupil. This will be based on the previous year’s census, meaning we are predicting Cranbourne will be in receipt of £80 x 201 = £16080. It is not expected, however, that there will be a spend of £80 on each and every pupil in schools. The government has made it clear that the spending of this money will be down to schools to allocate as they see fit.
There are four broad aims for “catch up” at Cranbourne:
At Cranbourne, following the advice from the EEF the Covid-19 ‘Catch up’ money will be used in order to provide: