Catch Up® offers training and support to deliver our two proven interventions

Catch Up® is a not-for-profit charity working to address literacy and numeracy difficulties that contribute to underachievement. We offer two structured one-to-one interventions, Catch Up® Literacy and Catch Up® Numeracy, proven to significantly improve the achievement of learners who find literacy or numeracy difficult.

Catch Up® Regional Training Centres

We offer training in delivering and managing the Catch Up® interventions at Regional Training Centres across the UK Map showing training courses across UK

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20 May - Catch Up® office half-term holiday closure

Please note that the Catch Up® office will be closed for the half-term break from 4.00pm on Friday 28th May 2021, reopening at 8.30am on Monday 7th June 2021.

During this time, please send any queries to training@catchup.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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19 May - When is the best time to hold Catch Up® sessions?

This is a question that pops up fairly regularly, so we thought it would be useful to revisit our advice.

As you will know, many struggling learners are more receptive to teaching and learning in the morning than in the afternoon. However, if it’s a case of the afternoon or not at all, then the sessions certainly can be held in the afternoon. Indeed, some schools find that at the start of afternoon school can be quite a good time.

We don’t specify when schools should hold Catch Up® sessions because timetables vary from school to school. You will need to plan Catch Up® provision alongside other timetabling arrangements, including that of quiet spaces and rooms. We do, however, recommend that pupils are not withdrawn from their favourite lessons!