Our school’s Aims and Mission statements assert that we will strive to:
Gifted describes pupils who have the ability to excel academically in one or more subjects.
Talented describes pupils who have the ability to excel in practical skills such as leadership, sport and artistic performance.
It is generally agreed that:
The school recognises that gifted and talented pupils are those who achieve significantly above average for their year group.
The school normally expects to identify possibly 3% of each year group as gifted and/or talented, although this will vary from year to year.
The following areas have been identified as being the main areas of ability: