Additional Funding

Tollbar Academy receives additional funding to support students who joined the Academy below the expected standard in Maths and/or Reading in Year 7.

The Academy will primarily focus the Catch-Up funding to accelerate progress and increase outcomes at the end of Year 7.

The range of provision includes:

  • Reduced class sizes tom improve opportunities and outcomes
  • One to one or small group reading lessons
  • Literacy/numeracy interventions
  • Increased number of Teaching Assistants to support in Maths and English lessons

In 2018-2019 the Academy will receive an estimated £24,000 of additional funding.

In 2017-2018 the Academy received £24,000.

The impact of this provision for Year 7 in 2017-2018 was that, in English, 80% of students were "on target and better", with 17% "above target". In Maths, on average, over 80% of students were "on target and better", with 11% "above target".

In 2016-2017 the Academy received £24,000.

The impact of this funding was that 78% were “on target” in Maths with 66% making at least expected progress and 6% making exceptional progress. In Reading, 70% of students receiving individual support made more than 6 months' progress in 6 months.

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Tollbar Academy Principal

Caroline L Yates
BA (Hons).

Tollbar MAT Chief Executive

David J Hampson
OBE, BSc, BA.
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