£1 billion school catch up funding

The page will be kept updated with the latest information regarding the National Tutoring Programme and the £650 million pledged by the government for schools to support students whose education has suffered as a result of COVID-19.

This funding was announced yesterday on 18th June and therefore information is limited and the details have yet to be announced.

What we know so far

18th June 

  • £1 billion support catch up package announced 
  • The money will be divided in 2, £350 million going to the National Tutoring Programme and £650 to schools 
  • National Tutoring Programme or NTP is a partnership between the Education Endowment Foundation or EEF, Sutton Trust, Nesta and Impertus. 
  • The £650 million will be shared by all state schools and is intended to be used at headteacher's discretion, most likely for small group intervention.  
  • Further guidance is expected from Gavin Williamson 19th June

19th June

  • EEF release a support guide for schools  - linked below

National Tutoring Programme

£650 million school fund for catch up support

EEF support guide

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