Oakhill Primary School

Growing and Succeeding Together

COVID Information Page

Letter to Parents Monday 28 February COVID19 Update

COVID Information Page

This page will keep being updated as we progress throughout this pandemic. The risk assessment is updated regularly and was last reviewed for full school opening in March 2021. 


Catch Up Premium


What catch-up funding is for

In June 2020 the government announced £1 billion of funding to support children and young people to catch up on missed learning caused by coronavirus (COVID19). This is especially important for the most vulnerable pupils and pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds who we know have been most affected. This funding includes:

  • a one-off universal £650 million catch-up premium for the 2020 to 2021 academic year to ensure that schools have the support they need to help all pupils make up for missed learning
  • a £350 million National Tutoring Programme to provide additional, targeted support for those children and young people who need the most help, which includes:

This guidance applies to the catch-up premium only.


Nuffield early language intervention programme (NELI)


We were involved in delivering the NELI programme to our Reception children, who received daily intervention in small groups and on a one to one basis to focus on early language skills