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Hill View Infant Academy

Believe and Achieve

Due to COVID 19 there have been some changes to how we spend Catch up funding at school. This is added to an addendum on this page and can be also found on our policies page 

Catch Up Premium Funding 

At Hill View Infant Academy, we are committed to ensuring that all pupils have the best start to their education. Following the period of school closures in 2020, we have reaffirmed our committment to reducing the effects of school closures and providing all of our pupils with support, tailored to their needs.

Our strategic focus for how we spend the Coronavirus (COVID-19) catch-up premium grant funding aims to support each pupil whilst also being aware of what is needed to diminish gaps in attainment between disadvantaged pupils and their non-disadvantaged peers. Our strategy (below) identifies how to plan to spent the money, providing experiences or intiatives that are known to be successful. 


For the current academic year, we must publish our Coronavirus (COVID-19) catch-up premium grant strategy setting out:

  • the amount of the school’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) catch-up premium grant allocation
  • a summary of the main barriers to educational achievement faced by the school
  • how the Coronavirus (COVID-19) catch-up premium grant allocation is to be spent to address those barriers and the reasons for that approach
  • how the school is to measure the impact and effect of its expenditure of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) catch-up premium grant allocation
  • the date of the school’s next review of its Coronavirus (COVID-19) catch-up premium grant strategy



Our Context

In the 2021-22 acaemic year, Hill View Infant Academy has forecasted that it will receive a total of: TBC

  in Coronavirus (COVID-19) catch-up premium grant funding.


Catch Up Premium Strategy 2021-22 



Catch Up Premium Strategy 2019-20


Please read the below document in light of lockdown 3


Addendum to Assesment and catch up policy January 2021