Chilton Primary School will receive a Covid-19 catch up premium during the 2020-21 academic year. Provisional data indicates this is likely to be £20560. These monies are to be used to support children to catch up on lost teaching experienced over the course of the pandemic.
Teachers undertook baseline assessments in September 2020 and, in conjunction with senior school leaders, have identified those children who did not make expected progress across reading, writing or maths during the initial lockdown. The Covid-19 catch up premium is being used to provide these children with additional teaching (delivered by existing part-time teachers and experienced teaching assistants) in small groups and on a 1-1 basis. Specifically, these include:
Progress for all children will be measured again in late autumn 2020 and spring 2021 terms through a combination of external tests and teacher assessments.