North Waltham Primary School

North Waltham Primary School

North Waltham Primary
‘ We really appreciate the individual knowledge you have about each child and the extra mile you go for every one of them. ’
‘ This is a happy village school that is well-loved by its community. Pupils delight in the different subjects they learn. ’ - Ofsted October 2021
‘ Many thanks to all members of staff for all the hard work and care that is put into making North Waltham such a special school. ’
‘The teacher has done a fantastic job in engaging his mind to focus and learn ’
‘ She has been inspired by great teachers ’
‘ We want to say a big thank you for all your hard work and you have clearly made a difference to his schooling ’
‘ Pupils says that teachers are unbelievably kind ’ - Ofsted October 2021
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Catch Up

The government have released funding to support children and young people to catch up lost time after school closure. This money is especially important for the most vulnerable and those from disadvantaged backgrounds. 

As a primary school we are eligible to receive some of this money. This works out at around £80 per pupils and the money is paid into the school budget over three terms starting in autumn 2020 and concluding in summer 2021. The school is expected to use the sum as a single total for ‘specific activities to support pupils to catch up for lost teaching over the previous months’ 

As a school we have made the decision to use the funds to deploy key staff to support the teaching and learning of children across the school through specific interventions. These members of staff will support individuals and small groups with a particular focus on areas of the curriculum in which they may have fallen behind. 

The learning needs of the children are regularly monitored and assessed by their class teacher and the catch-up teacher works with each teacher to address the ever-changing needs of the pupils. 

See linked document for more details.

Catch up document