EFA announces Catch-up premium allocations

EFA announces Catch-up premium allocations

Consultant: Steve BarkerDate posted: February 2016

The Education Funding Agency (EFA) published funding allocations and guidance for the 2015-16 Year 7 Catch-up Premium on February 23rd. Governors will want to know the level of this year’s funding and also the conditions on which the Catch-up Premium is paid to schools.


The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium, which is its full name, provides maintained schools and academies with additional funding to support Year 7 pupils who did not achieve at least level 4 in reading or maths at the end of Key Stage 2.

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