The coronavirus (COVID-19) 16 to 19 tuition fund is specifically allocated funding for all 16 to 19 institutions who receive annual funding allocations from ESFA for the provision of 16 to 19 education, to mitigate the disruption to learning due to COVID-19.
The funding is available to all 16 to 19 institutions. This fund is targeted at students in most need, offering small group tuition to recover lost learning.
- students that have not achieved a grade 6 in GCSE English and/or GCSE maths at age 16 and would need catch-up support
- students from the 27% most economically deprived areas of the country (based on the index of multiple deprivation) and would need catch-up support
- students that are economically disadvantaged who meet the 16 to 19 Bursary Fund eligibility criteria and would need catch-up support to reach their full potential will be eligible, even where their prior attainment is high
- students aged 19 to 24 who have an education, health, and care (EHC) plan are also eligible for support, subject to meeting the eligibility for the fund
Crompton House Sixth Form will use the funding to provide small group tuition across a range of subjects as per the guidance released by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) .
The Education Endowment Foundation toolkit provides extra information on small group tuition, including links to related resources.
Tuition and additional support may be provided using a blend of on site and remote delivery.
Small Group Tuition: Tuition support will be allocated according to individual needs, based on assessment data, learning aims and expected outcomes. These sessions will address:
- Subject specific knowledge, understanding and skills gaps catch up sessions.
- Study Skills sessions.
- Non-Examined Assessment sessions.
- Tuition in non-academic subjects, such as exam preparation.