Covid-19 Catch Up

Below is information on how Healing School plans to use Government funding to help pupils catch up due to Covid-19.

Faculty

Details of planned item/resource

Intended Impact

Link and reference to SIP  (key priority and sub-section)

Whole School
Subject specific catch up after school sessions
To provide focused and specialised catch-up curriculum sessions for Year 11 pupils to ensure that missed content is covered in more detail and revisited in order for pupils to be able to access exam specification content, assessments and exams.
5.1
5.2
Teaching Assistant (Fixed Term contract)
To support the most vulnerable and least able pupils across the school, focusing on targeted catch up areas for individual pupils (alongside the teacher).
5.1
English and Performing Arts
Play Performances – ‘A Christmas Carol’ and ‘Macbeth’
To support the revision of the plot and key quotations in English Literature texts for KS4.
2.1
5.1
‘Blood Brothers’ Online Workshop and Interviews with Playwright
To support the teaching of ‘Blood Brothers’ to KS4, particularly to secure the learning and understanding of the playwright’s intentions and the contextual factors that underpin the play text.
2.1
5.1
Kerboodle Online Learning Resource for KS3 &KS4 English Language and English Literature
To address the gaps in all pupils’ knowledge at both KS3 & KS4.
2.2
Visualisers x 6
To support the delivery of live marking of books and explicit modelling of how to annotate extracts, approach specific questions, guided peer-assessment and guided self-assessment to support metacognitive approaches and address the gaps in core knowledge and understanding.
To enable and support the process of in-class intervention and feedback at a safe social distance.
2.2
2.3
Humanities
Metacognitive based resources across the whole faculty
To enhance and support the production and purchase of vital resources and materials, specially focused on the catch-up content curriculum and improving attainment for all Faculty pupils in KS4.
To support the creation of bespoke and in-house resources based around the whole school priority of embedding metacognitive approaches.
2.3
Visualisers x7
To support the delivery of live marking of books and explicit modelling to support metacognitive and retrieval practice approaches.  
2.2
2.3
IT/Computer Science
Quizizz Premium Subscription
(Quizizz is a testing / homework / meta-cognitive (flash cards) Learning platform)
To support the creation of IT based small revision and learning quizzes and presentations which pupils can undertake in the form of revision activities both inside and outside the classroom.  This will be used to test and revisit/revise specific learning gaps across the curriculum in ICT.  
2.1
2.3
BBC Micro:Bit Educational Packs
 
To support and enable pupils to program and output to control various external devices such as motors, LEDs, Cameras, Sensors.  As programming is the most difficult aspect of Computer Science (and curriculum assessment has identified this as being highly impacted due to Covid closure) it is intended to re-engage those pupils significantly underachieving with this aspects of the curriculum.  This is also part of the NEA assessment at KS4.  
2.1
5.1
Visualiser x1
To assist with the demonstration of paper based resources when required from the front of the classroom.  To use the resource also as a recording device to create exam walkthrough video resources which pupils can access from home, pause and repeat to further support catch-up of missed curriculum content and revision.
2.2
2.3
Learning Support
Literacy and numeracy software intervention package (designed to close the gaps with small gains for low ability pupils and/or pupils with SEN)
To close the missing knowledge gaps (with small gains) with lower ability pupils and/or those with SEN. It is pre assessed to give a baseline and the rapid progress is shown in the assessment after the one-2-one sessions.
Literacy package: To improve reading ages of year 7 pupils through comprehension and word recognition processes.
Numeracy package: To improve basic numeracy skills to enable pupils to access the missed curriculum content and basic skills work (particularly of year 7 pupils)
5.1
Maths
Digital Text books
To provide text book resources for pupils out of school so that they can work independently and provide an extra layer of support for those who need it.
For KS4, to provide more effective and consistent specification based text books examples with a large variety of highly effective and grade based modelled examples, and a wider variety of questions to enable highly bespoke and personalised targets for all pupils.
2.1
5.1
Principal Examiner external support session
To elevate pupil engagement and understanding of exam requirements and papers.
To offer expert advice and tips sessions to build confidence and resilience amongst KS4 pupils.
To further upskill and develop teacher expertise in relation to exam paper requirements and exam marking insights in order to share and disseminate to all pupils.
2.1
5.1
5.2
3 years ‘My Maths’ licence
To provide a wider range of catch-up and differentiated based resources and accessibility for lower ability pupils. MyMaths will offer an alternative, and a larger breadth of resources for those pupils in KS3 and for our lower ability GCSE pupils.
To improve the range and breadth of homework tasks on offer, as well as online support.
The KS2 package will also provide some key resources for the pupils who have started in Year 7 with KS2 knowledge gaps.
2.1
5.1
MFL
Workbooks
KS4: To support the individual and bespoke needs of all pupils who require more support with a particular topic.
KS4: To provide QR codes for access to pupil-friendly listening files.
2.1
5.1
Visualiser x 1
To support the delivery of live marking of books and explicit modelling of how to approach specific exam based questions, guided peer-assessment and guided self-assessment to support metacognitive approaches and address the gaps in core knowledge and understanding.
To enable and support the process of in-class intervention and feedback at a safe social distance.
2.2
2.3
Voice recorders
KS4: To more effectively support pupils with the MFL speaking endorsement requirements.
2.3
5.1
Music
Extra Instrumental Peripatetic Lessons for GCSE pupils.
By increasing the time given for instrumental lessons (due to their missed time during lock down) it will provide additional support to ensure that pupils achieve the best possible marks for their performance coursework.
To improve the quality of pupils’ technique with their instruments in order to maximise technical marks.
2.1
5.1
5.2
PE/H & SC
GCSE PE and HSC
eRevision- Zigzag Education
To provide more effective online support to all pupils.
To further improve GCSE outcomes by using individualised support resources to complement classroom delivery.
To increase and improve the range of on-line resources available to all pupils.
To further improve the faculty’s VLE, particularly in the event of year group bubble closure.
5.1
5.2
The EverLearner – Web revision resource.
To provide exam-board specific tutorials and thousands of self-marking questions.
To provide teacher access to pupil on-line assessment, and the setting of individual and bespoke automated assignments and tasks.
5.1
5.2
Bouldering Centre – Louth
To provide an alternative GCSE targeted ‘sport’ for pupils who were unable to attend the AQA climbing centre in March (due to lock down).
To secure the highest possible achievement in one of the selected sports for GCSE PE.
To maximise achievement for the practical grade award.
2.1
5.1
5.2
Revision Guides for GCSE PE and H and SC
To provide pupils with a wider range of resources and exemplar materials.
To provide detailed assessment materials for all pupils due to missed content during lockdown.
5.1
5.2
Introduce Orienteering
To increase and improve the range of
sports on offer to all pupils.
To further improve curriculum breadth across the whole school using Covid outdoor sports guidance as a guiding principle.
3.1
5.1
Visualiser
To support the delivery of live marking of books and explicit modelling and scaffolding to support metacognitive approaches and address the gaps in core knowledge and understanding.  To also be used to record these approaches for streaming in the event of closure for a year group bubble/School.
2.2
2.3
Gymnastic equipment
To update the PE offer across the curriculum in line with Covid guidance for all sports.
3.1
5.1
PHSCE
Workshop/assembly for Y10 covering missed SRE topics
To address the knowledge gaps in SRE topics from year 9 (for current Year 10 pupils).
2.1
Science
Seneca premium
To provide the following for all pupils and staff:
Diagnostic tools, questions level analysis at all levels, AI driven to tailor the experience based upon previous success (or lack of it) - tool informs pupils (and staff) when pupils should revisit key areas.
To provide a wider range of practice papers and exam technique tutorials.
To explore and introduce the idea of Hyper-learning.
2.1
5.1
5.2
Kerboodle
To maximise use of online texts in order to minimise necessity for notes.  To streamline access to missed content.
To improve and increase the range of revision and homework based resources in line with the school’s whole school metacognition and retrieval priorities for learning.
2.1
5.1
5.2
Technology and Art
Purchasing of more Light boxes
To support and enable lower ability pupils to work with the scaffolding of an outline of a chosen image, (based on missed content) allowing them to produce a higher quality piece of work.
2.1
5.1
5.2
Visualisers x 4
To be able to model the required standard for practical work based on missed curriculum time.
To be able to display exemplars quickly and in real time to aid pupil understanding.
To support the completion of missed practical work to the highest standard, particularly with the practical limits in school due to Covid and DfE guidance.
2.2
2.3
2.4
Focus Educational Software site licence
To be able to access a wider range of content driven support materials for the KS4 curriculum.  
To provide valuable support to pupils both in and out of school to address the content and knowledge gaps as a result of the school closure period.
To support the completion of controlled assessment work, during which time pupils need to get rapidly up to speed and apply their knowledge and understanding to their NEA work.
2.1
2.4
5.1
5.2