News briefing: Year 7 catch-up funding is inadequate, experts say
Thursday 1 September 2016 9:15 AM
School types: All · School phases: Secondary
Year 7 catch-up premium funding will not increase to match higher numbers of pupils failing to reach expected standards in SATs, the DfE has said. Previously, schools received £500 for every eligible pupil. Maths experts warn that schools will struggle to support these pupils without more cash.
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