Winterbourne Boys' Academy Winterbourne Boys' Academy

Winterbourne Boys’ Academy

A Platanos Trust School

Covid-19 Catch Up Premium

We recognise the challenges and the need to support our pupils as a result of the disruption to pupils’ learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Covid-19 Catch-Up Premium Grant will be used for this purpose.

We have taken a bespoke approach to ensure that the additional support provided meets the needs of our pupils.


The amount for the Covid-19 catch-up grant received by the school for 2020-2021 is:


Schools are waiting for allocation information from the DfE for 2021-2022.


How the Catch-Up Premium will be utilised:

  • Additional catch-up interventions outside of normal lessons.
  • Holiday interventions.
  • Small group or 1:1 tuition for targeted pupils.
  • Additional deployment of support staff to further strengthen quality first teaching.
  • Targeted counselling, mentoring and coaching.


How the effect of the grant on the educational attainment of pupils will be assessed:

Measure Success criteria
Engagement with learning activities and lessons Improvement with attendance at school, at clubs outside of the classroom, and pupils able to adequately access the curriculum
End of key stage outcomes Increase in key end-of-key-stage outcomes, including progress and attainment measures
Wellbeing of pupils Positive feedback from pupil voice; increased engagement with school, interventions and the extra-curriculum; improved overall achievement of pupils
Behaviour and behaviour for learning Improved behaviour and BfL as measured by in-house behaviour data, and our CHABOP merit system