Washington School received an additional premium of £500 for each Year 7 pupil who did not achieve at least a level 4 in reading and/or maths at Key Stage 2.

These additional funds have been used to deliver additional tuition and intensive support for students in small groups, giving students valuable support to bring them up to speed to ensure that they are more likely to succeed.

2012-2013

The school had provided:

  • Individual tuition in addition to classroom teaching.
  • Intensive small group tuition supported by pertinent materials and resources which include after school sessions.
  • Reading challenge and literacy intervention.
  • Key worker programme.

2013-2014

The school had provided:

  • Individual tuition in addition to classroom teaching.
  • Intensive small group tuition supported by pertinent materials and resources which include after school sessions.
  • Reading challenge and literacy intervention.
  • Key worker programme.
  • One to one session particularly for assessment.
  • Small group work for numeracy.
  • Group work to identify skills gaps for students followed by tailored sessions to facilitate personalised learning.

2014 – 2015

The school had provided:

  • Individual tuition in addition to classroom teaching.
  • Intensive small group tuition supported by pertinent materials and resources which include after school sessions.
  • Reading challenge and literacy intervention.
  • Key worker programme.
  • One to one session particularly for assessment.
  • Small group work for numeracy.
  • Group work to identify skills gaps for students followed by tailored sessions to facilitate personalised learning.
  • Additional resources.

2015-2016

The school had provided:

  • Intensive small group tuition supported by pertinent materials and resources which include after school sessions.
  • Reading challenge and literacy intervention.
  • Key worker programme.
  • One to one session particularly for assessment.
  • Small group work for numeracy.
  • Group work to identify skills gaps for students in literacy followed by tailored sessions to facilitate personalised learning.
  • Resources for Accelerated Reading programme.

2016-2017

The school had provided:

  • A detailed programme of intervention to support Reading in Y7.
  • Reading challenge and literacy intervention.
  • Provision of small group and 1:1 support for Literacy and mathematics for vulnerable students in Y7.
  • Purchase of resources for use in the Accelerated Reading programme.
  • Development of intervention and support materials for use in Y7 English and mathematics lessons to ensure continued progress from Y6.