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Catch-up funding

What can I use it to pay for?

The Year 7 catch-up premium is government funding to support mathematics, reading, grammar, punctuation and spelling for those pupils not meeting age related expectations on entry into secondary school. 

Schools can use the funding to pay for:

  • individual tuition
  • intensive small-group tuition
  • external services and materials
  • summer schools that help students catch up over a short period of time. 

Schools have to produce an annual report on what they spent this money on which they publish on their website. 

Some schools are already using Rapid Plus as part of their catch-up premium spend. 

If you are an academy/free school you get it paid directly. If you are any other type of school you receive it via your Local Authority. 

For more information please visit the government website.

Interested in Rapid Plus?

We have a full range of Reading Books for Stages 3-9 with Assessment Books, Teaching Guides, Starter Packs and online subscription options. 

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If you'd like more information on the series, please get in touch so that one of our consultants can help you decide on the best package for you and your school. 

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