What is Covid19 Catch-up Funding?
Children and young people across the country have experienced unprecedented disruption to their education as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19). Those from the most vulnerable and disadvantaged backgrounds will be among those hardest hit.
Foxdell Schools Federation recognises this and is committed to supporting all pupils to overcome any barriers to learning. We know that many of our families are highly likely to have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly by the school closures, and may need more support to return to school and catch up on missed learning opportunities.
Across the Federation, we have had to make adjustments to the organisational and logistical aspects of school life; however, we continue to have high expectations for our pupils and strive to ensure that all pupils achieve their potential. We want to ensure that the Covid Catch up funding maximises impact on pupils’ progress across the school.
School allocations have been calculated on a per pupil basis, providing each mainstream school with a total of £80 for each pupil in year’s Reception through to 11.