COVID Catch Up Premium
Following the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent closure of schools, the government issued an amount of catch-up funding to all schools to support with closing gaps in learning. The amount of funding allocated is based on pupil numbers and is paid over two financial years.
At St Stephen's Church of England Primary School we are receiving:
At St Stephen's Church of England Primary School, when deciding how to allocate and spend our money we have considered our pupils and what strategies have worked in the past. We have also used the government recommended, 'COVID-19 Support Guide for Schools' published by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) to identify the best strategies, based on long term research, that will enable us to achieve the most positive outcomes.