Highly Able, Gifted and Talented

Gifted and talented learners are defined as those who have one or more abilities developed to a level significantly ahead of their year group (or with the potential to develop those abilities). Children can be identified as having gifted or talented status at any point of their journey through the national curriculum. ‘Gifted’ describes learners who have the ability to excel academically in one or more subjects such as English, drama or technology. ‘Talented’ describes learners who have the ability to excel in practical skills such as sport, leadership, or artistic performance, or through an applied skill. Gifted or talented children are often much more than simply higher than average. As a high-performing school, we are keen to help children reach their full potential by providing enriching and significant challenge and support. We have appointed a member of staff to oversee our gifted and talented provision. We have appointed two members of staff to oversee our gifted and talented provision.