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Funding and Impact 2016-17

2016-17

In 2016-17 we received £14500

Literacy Catch-Up: Impact Summary

45 students attended our Literacy Catch-Up week in October 2016.  All of these students started Hinchingbrooke in September working below a scaled-score average of 95.

Over the course, the students improved their reading score from an average of 87.7 to an average of 94.6 (equivalent to an increase of just under 2 sub-levels).  Students improved their grammar score from an average of 91.5 to an average of 93.8 (equivalent to just over half a sub-level).  Students rated all aspects of the literacy week as very good or excellent.

Typical comments from the students included:

“I loved this course because it was really fun and all the teachers are nice and I learnt a lot”

“It was amazing, it helped me a lot”  

“The team gave me so much support”

“It was such a fun week”

Numeracy Catch-Up: Impact Summary

25 students attended out Numeracy Catch-Up week in November 2015.  All of these students started in September working below a scaled-score of 92.

As a result of this intervention, students increased their average scaled-score from 87.5 to 90.5 (equivalent to an increase of around 1 sub-level).  96% of students reported they felt an increase in confidence in at least 2 of the 5 topic areas covered in the programme.  Students rated the vast majority of the course as very good or excellent.

Typical comments from the students included:

“They were really fun and helpful”

“It really helped me a lot and everyone was nice”

“I thought it improved my maths skills a lot because at home my parents give me questions and I get them all right from learning this week.”  

“I rate it 5 because it was fun and they were a lot of help”