Wyvern Academy received £4,000 for its Year 7 catch-up premium in 2013-14.

9 pupils were eligible for funding in English and Mathematics.

What interventions has the school funded?

Wyvern has spent the money as follows:

  • £2,189 on additional multi-sensory story bags and talking pegs
  • £1,811 towards 1:1 support for reading using new technology, including iPads

What impact has the funding had?

Reading has improved more rapidly at Year 7 than other strands of English and Mathematics.