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About Potential Plus UK

These workshops are developed and delivered by Potential Plus UK, a national not-for-profit organisation that supports parents and professionals working with children and young people with high learning potential, often termed 'able, gifted and talented' within the school setting. For more information visit www.potentialplusuk.org

Identifying More Able Learners Thursday 5th October 2017

The first step to good provision for ‘more able’ learners is effective identification. This session considers two different approaches to identification, with particular focus on identifying disadvantaged, more able learners. It would therefore be appropriate for schools to use some of their Pupil Premium to send staff on this session. The workshop is especially suitable for those with responsibility for ‘more able’ or ‘inclusion’ in their school.

You will be able to:

  • Differentiate between different sources of evidence, their benefits and limitations
  • Develop your understanding of two different approaches that are prevalent in current thinking
  • Explore how identification can include able underachievers and learners with SEN
  • Understand how different approaches might be needed to ensure disadvantaged able learners are not missed

Developing Thinking Skills Wednesday 13th June 2018

This session will focus on practical activities to develop thinking skills in the primary classroom. We will explore thinking time, thinking buddies, thinking activities and depth of thinking. These strategies are good for all students, and essential for your ‘more able’ learners.

Supporting Transition for More Able Learners Tuesday 12th June 2018

Changes at school can be difficult for any child and many ‘more able’ children can be sensitive to change and new situations. Together we will explore the particular characteristics of these learners that impact at times of change and consider practical strategies to help them make that transition with confidence.

About Julie Taplin

Julie is the Deputy Chief Executive for Potential Plus UK, a national not-for-profit organisation that supports the educational, social and emotional needs of high potential learners (frequently termed 'more able' or 'gifted and talented' in the school setting).

Julie's work focuses on the development and delivery of training programmes for parents and teachers. Julie's UK work includes both primary and secondary phases, state and independent schools; concentrating primarily on Identification, Practical Classroom Strategies for Challenge, Social and Emotional Support, Fostering Resilience, and Parental Engagement.

PLP Subscribed Schools: £40

For PLP Schools only, book all three sessions and only pay £100

NON PLP Subscribed Schools: £80

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