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Covid Catch Up Premium Funding 

The information here relates to how the funding received by Borough Academy in 2020-21 is being 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 2020- 2021 academic year and is calculated on a per pupil basis, providing a total of £80 for each pupil in years reception through to 11.  This is provided in three tranches across the year.

The funding we received and how we are using it

We have set out our plans for how the funding will be spent and the reasons for doing so, in our funding report. 

Please see click here for the 22/23 Pupil Premium and Catch Up Premium Report.