Covid Catch Up Premium
Covid Catch Up Premium Statement
The information here relates to how the funding received by Hatcham College in 2020-21 will be used and what the intended impact of that spending is.
WHAT IS THE COVID CATCH UP PREMIUM?
Children and young people across the country have experienced unprecedented disruption to their education as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19). Covid-19 has exposed and deepened educational inequality, the EEF’s own research, published last summer, suggests that the disruption to learning is likely to have at least reversed the progress made in closing the disadvantage gap over the past decade.
The catch-up premium has been designed to mitigate the effects of the disruption caused by coronavirus (COVID-19), is only available for the 2021- 2022 academic year and is calculated on a per pupil basis, providing a total of £80 for each pupil in years reception through to year 11. This is provided in three tranches across the year.