Covid catch-up funding

Covid catch-up funding

With the majority of pupils having missed much of the past year in the classroom and instead learning remotely, we are using a range of strategies to help them catch-up both academically and emotionally.

As a Trust, we have received around £340,000 in Covid catch-up funding from the Department for Education and we are using this funding creatively in a number of ways to ensure our pupils make good academic progress and to identify and address any behavioural issues.

These include:

  • Tutoring for small groups or one to one for pupils identified as needing additional support
  • Additional support staff provision to better support pupils
  • Easter and after-school booster classes in a range of subjects for secondary pupils
  • Additional support in English, maths and science for disadvantaged primary pupils
  • Outreach activities and teacher-led nurture clubs, offering yoga, mindful colouring, music and other activities to support emotional wellbeing

You can find out more about Shepherdswell's Covid catch-up funding strategy here.

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