Coronavirus Catch up statement

Corona-virus Catch up statement
Intention:How will the effects on education assessments be assessed?Impact
Teaching and whole school strategies

  • Supporting great teaching
    Extra maths teacher employed to allow an increase in maths
    timetabled hours in KS3. Visible Learning World Conference training (2021) to be rolled out to staff. Release time for subject leaders to attend network updates.

  • Pupil assessment and feedback
    Use of GL assessments, Accelerated Reader and ‘Learning by Questions’ to identify gaps in learning.

  • Transition support
    Release time for SLT to increase the level of transition including ‘virtual’ transition in the Spring term.
Termly assessments

Subject Reviews

Data analysis

GL pass test and feedback from parents and students in Autumn 2021
Targeted approaches

  • One to one and small group tuition:
    Specialist Dyslexia teacher working with small groups and one to one.

  • Intervention programmes:
    Am Class-time Choral Reading intervention for students that need it in all year groups. Nessy Literacy intervention for 30 students Other morning interventions by Learning support staff.

  • Extended school time
    Catch Up interventions run by staff after school.
Termly assessments

Reading assessments

Termly assessments
Wider strategies

  • Supporting parent and carers
    Pastoral support for families that have been affected by Covid 19 situation.

  • Access to technology
    Laptops provided to those that needed them through lockdown. Extra laptops for school to allow ‘Catch Up’ using programmes ‘Accelerated Reader’ and Learning by Questions’.

  • Summer support
Feedback from Behaviour Support Manager and families.

Engagement of students on VLE