Covid Catch-up Premium Grant

Covid Catch up Premium Funding

Children and young people across the country have experienced unprecedented disruption to their education as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19). Schools have been allocated funding to bridge the aggregate impact of lost time in education during the time period.

Schools’ allocations will be calculated on a per pupil basis, providing each mainstream school with a total of £80 for each pupil. This means a typical primary school of 200 pupils will receive £16,000. St winifred’swill receive £32,400.

The premium is paid in three tranches as indicated in the table below. We have reviewed the proposed expendituire regularly in light of pupil assessments, pupil progress meetings amd imapct analysis to ensure that it is used to best effect for our childrem.

St Winifred’s Catch-Up Premium Strategy Statement

Metric Data
School Name St Winifred’s RC Primary school
Pupils in school April 2021: 401
Proportion of Disadvantaged Pupils FSM: 5.46%                        Pupil Premium: 7.20%
Catch-up Premium Allocation Sept 2020-july 2021 Tranche 1 Autumn 2020:  £8,240  Tranche 2 Spring 2021:  £10,660  Tranche 3: Summer 2021  £ 13,500 TOTAL:£32,400
Academic Year covered by statement October 2020-Dec 2021
Review Date Review 1:  05.03.21 Review 2: 14.01.21 Review 3 01.04.21
Catch-up Premium Lead Annmarie O’Dwyer
Governor Lead Peter Jordan




Item/project Cost Budget Heading Reasoning/ Research Objective
Additional support staff will be employed in KS2 to support specific individual children and groups of children to ‘catch up’ as much as possible. This provision will be reviewed at the end of the Autumn term within Pupil progress meetings. Catch up Premium £20,140 63 SUPPLY

Cost centre 15 (other supply)

EEF Impact evidence:

evidence shows that small group tuition is effective at accelerating progress.


This will enable us to provide those pupils identified as having significant gaps in learning to have targeted intervention within school through individual or small group support. This will also meet needs with regards to their social, emotional and mental health and provide additional care and support within school.
Payment of overtime to Years 4, 5 and 6 classteachers to deliver small group after school tuition in Reading and Maths Catch up Premium.


TOTAL: £6316.84


Cost Centre 1 teacher salaries



EEF Impact evidence:

evidence shows that small group tuition is effective at accelerating progress

The children’s own classteacher is best placed to deliver this additional teaching as they fuly understand each child’s individual needs.

To improve Maths age and attainment and impact positively on progress.
Item/project Cost Budget Heading Reasoning/ Research Objective
In order to ensure a longer term plan of support, a temporary teacher will be employed to free up key staff members to deliver appropriate interventions and assessments across school for individual children. Use of £5943.16of Catch up Premium towards cost. This will ensure that the intervention is targeted and monitored appropriately to maximise progress.