The Knights Templar School

The Knights Templar School

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Pupil Premium

Each year the School receives additional funding to help the learning of pupils receiving free school meals or who are in the care of the Local Authority. This is called the Pupil Premium. Please click on the link below to see how we make the best use of this extra money. 

Pupil Premium at Knights Templar - 2016/17

If you want to find out more about the pupil premium, please go to:
www.education.gov.uk/schools/pupilsupport/premium

If you want to enquire about your eligibility for free school meals, please go to:
www.hertsdirect.org/freeschoolmeals       or phone  0300 123 4048

 

Year 7 Catch-up funding

The school also receives extra money to assist students who arrive at Knights Templar not having reached a certain level of competence in either maths or reading (or both). Please click on the link below to see how we make the best use of this extra money.

Academic year 2016/17

The funding for this academic year will be £19, 000 which is equal to last year's amount (despite there being a 66% increase in the number of students falling within the category of those needing help. The school will implement similar interventions as outlined below.

Academic year 2015 / 16

Over the course of this academic year we had 38 Y7 students who had not achieved level 4 in English, Maths or both and have received the sum of £19,000.

We have used this funding for the following interventions:
  • Reading Mentor Scheme -
  • Lexia computer programme and a Lexia manager
    • Baseline Assessments – completed for every student in reading
    • Numeracy intervention – 1:1 and 123 Maths
    • Literacy Intervention – 1:1 and in small groups
  • Primary trained Teaching assistant

The Reading results:

Intervention

 

Number of students

% Improvement

In reading  age

English level

Lexia and 1 to 1 Reading in the library

25

89%

25% on target and 24% above target

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Maths results show:

Intervention

Number of students

% on target or above

 

 

 

 

Maths 123 Maths

 

27

81%

 

 

For a summary of previous years please see the following document:

 Y7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch-Up Strategy - updated March 2017