Covid Catch Up Premium
The Government announced £1 billion of funding to support children and young people to catch up. Government guidance has now been released and can be viewed on the link below:
At Great Waltham C of E Primary School, the COVID-19 'catch up' funding will be used in order to provide the following:
- School based tutoring programme
- Curriculum resources and materials that promote mental health and wellbeing of pupils
- Purchase of curriculum resources and materials to support catchup e.g. curriculum study guides, Great Waltham 'top 10 reads'.
- Breakfast club provision for disadvantaged and vulnerable pupils.
An emphasis on additional support and focus on the basic core skills in reading, writing and maths continues to be led by our teaching staff. All children have additional time to practice any skills lost during school closures.
Our intention is to re-establish lost skills and good progress in the essential areas of learning:
- Phonics and reading
- Increasing vocabulary