It is with the deepest sadness and regret that we must inform you that Helen Roberts (Geography and Careers) passed away
on Saturday 4th March having been diagnosed with terminal cancer just a few weeks earlier.

The funeral service will take place at St. Andrew’s Church, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 5ET on 28th March at 1pm.

The funeral cortège will pass the school at 12.30pm

BAFB staff and pupils will line the inside and outside of the perimeters along Burnage Lane to pay their respects.

Any former students, Parents and Carers wishing to join us in paying their respects at this time
are invited to do so by standing on the opposite side of the road.

Please do not park your vehicle near school or on Burnage Lane. 

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Year 7 Catch-Up Premium

The Year 7 literacy and numeracy catch-up premium has been offered by the Government to give schools additional funding to support those year 7 pupils who did not achieve at least level 4 in reading and/or maths at the end of key stage 2 (KS2).

The purpose of this funding is to enable Burnage Academy for Boys to deliver additional help, such as intensive support in small groups, for those pupils who need it.


The premium is spent in a variety of ways, including:

  • Small group and one to one tuition provided by Teaching Assistants to support learning
  • Resources to support learning
  • In-class support for literacy and numeracy across the curriculum
  • Increased support in Y7 maths and English lessons
  • Reading Interventions including the Dockside Reading Scheme for struggling readers; corrective reading - Decoding; corrective reading - Comprehension 
  • Accelerated Reader programme
  • Staff training on identified interventions

 

For more information on Year 7 Catch-Up Premium please see https://www.gov.uk/guidance/year-7-literacy-and-numeracy-catch-up-premium-guide-for-schools

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