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COVID Information Page

Risk Assessments for school opening

Updated March 2021

This page will contain any updates related to COVID 19 and any support details or information. 

Catch Up Premium

What catch-up funding is for

In June 2020 the government announced £1 billion of funding to support children and young people to catch up on missed learning caused by coronavirus (COVID19). This is especially important for the most vulnerable pupils and pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds who we know have been most affected. This funding includes:

  • a one-off universal £650 million catch-up premium for the 2020 to 2021 academic year to ensure that schools have the support they need to help all pupils make up for missed learning
  • a £350 million National Tutoring Programme to provide additional, targeted support for those children and young people who need the most help, which includes:

This guidance applies to the catch-up premium only.

Nuffield early language intervention programme (NELI)

We are involved in delivering the NELI programme to our Reception children, who receive daily intervention in small groups and on a one to one basis to focus on early language skills.