Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) children and young people across the country have experienced unprecedented disruption to their education. The Government has provided funds to support children and young people to catch up. At Fawbert & Barnard's following assessments of pupil's gaps in learning, in September, we have made plans to use this funding to support those pupils with the biggest gaps, getting our Year 5 and 6 pupils secondary ready and supporting younger pupils as well.
Schools’ allocations will be calculated on a per pupil basis, providing each mainstream school with a total of £80 for each pupil in years Reception through to 11.
Details of the proposed spending strategy are within the Catch-Up Funding Premium Strategy document. This is a working document and interventions may be moved if children make rapid progress and catch up quickly.
More details about the funding can be found at this link
Coronavirus (COVID-19) catch-up premium - GOV.UK
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The Government has also provided additional funding for targeted support for disadvantaged and vulnerable groups through the national tutoring programme, but Fawbert & Barnard's were not awarded any of this money as of November 2020.