At Barons Court we recognise that children and young people across the country have experienced unprecedented disruption to their education as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic. In June 2020 the Government announced funding to support children and young people to catch up. This funding aims to ensure that schools have the support they need to help all pupils make up for lost teaching time. Our allocation, at Barons Court, has been calculated on a per pupil basis and we have the flexibility to spend this funding in the best way for pupils at our school. Please click below to review our 'Catch Up Premium Action Planning' for the academic year 2022-2023.
At Barons Court we strive for all pupils to reach their full potential. Through careful monitoring and assessment, the academic and personal development of pupils is used to inform decisions and develop first class teaching and high quality intervention. When making decisions about using catch up funding we have considered the context of our school and the challenges faced by our learning community. The key principle of our catch up strategy plan is for all children to have access to, and be immersed in, all learning experiences that our school has to offer. We want to provide valuable learning experiences that allow children to expand their knowledge, skills and understanding across a broad curriculum.
At Barons Court we have made good use of educational research such as the "The Sutton Trust - Educational Endowment Foundation" to guide us on how best to use the school's resources and to meet and enhance the provision for our pupils.
We have adopted a three tier approach: