Additional Funding

Louth Academy receives additional funding, Catch-Up Funding, to support students who joined the Academy below standard in Maths and/or reading in Year 7.

The Academy will primarily focus the Catch-Up Funding to accelerate progress and increase outcomes at the end of Year 7.

In 2018-2019 the Academy will use Catch up Funding for a range of provision as follows:

  • Reduced class sizes to improve opportunities and outcomes.
  • One to one, paired or small group reading lessons
  • Individual literacy/numeracy support

In 2017-2018, the Academy received £7000. The impact of the funding is as follows:

Literacy

80% of students now have a reading age of 9 years 6 months or higher.

Progress in English (based on the national expected progress rate).

  • 72% of students made at least expected progress in Year 7 at February 2016 from their KS2 starting point
  • 17% of students made more than expected progress in Year 7 from their KS2 starting point

Disadvantaged

  • 77% of students made at least expected progress.
  • 18% of students made more than expected progress

Numeracy

Progress in Maths (based on the national expected progress)

  • 60% of students made at least expected progress in Year 7 from their KS2 starting point

Disadvantaged

  • 47% of students made at least expected progress

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Louth Academy
Executive Principal

Martin Brown
BA (Hons).

Tollbar MAT
Chief Executive

David J Hampson
OBE, BSc, BA.
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