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Supporting Families

Helping you to nurture your child with high learning potential

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Supporting Schools

Inspiring, motivating and challenging more able students

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Supporting Children

Resources for children, including activity booklets and advice sheets

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Lily-Mae's Story

Lily-Mae is 4½. Her reading age is 9, her favourite shape is a dodecagon and she thinks the periodic table is cool. However, she struggles with her fine motor skills and is having difficulty learning to write, which is leading to frustration, anger and behavioural difficulties at school. Read More

Latest News and Features

5 Reasons Why Gifted Children Thrive When Homeschooling

Sponsored post, written by Wolsey Hall, Oxford. Learning is not linear. There are many ways for a child to be educated, and a one-size-fits-all approach often [...]

Thumbs Up to Failure by Prof. Rhys C. Jones

Sooner or later you will fail at something in your life, it’s going to happen! It’s very likely that you have already failed at something. And [...]

SEND Review: Right Support, Right Place, Right Time – Potential Plus UK’s Response June 2022

Potential Plus UK is a national charity that supports many neurodivergent young people with high learning potential. We work collaboratively with parents/carers, teachers, other professionals and [...]

Ryan’s Story – From Daydreaming Delinquent to Lifelong Learner

Steve Ramsden, Chair of our Trustees, recently came across the inspiring story of Ryan* in our archives. Here he shares the positive story of how Ryan’s [...]

What Are You Reading This Summer? The Summer Reading Challenge 2022 is Here!

Potential Plus UK’s Summer Reading Challenge is open to everyone aged 18 and under The Challenge Read and review five books you have chosen as a […]

It Has Nothing To Do With Sensory! by Mariza Ferreira

So Why Else Would A Child Act Out In Class? In this occasional series by Paediatric Occupational Therapist Mariza Ferreira, we consider some of the sensory, [...]

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Families benefit from access to our advice line, the Members’ Area, our electronic resources, discounted events and our Focus newsletter.

Schools benefit from access to our advice line, online resources, members area, newsletter, workshops, webinars-on-demand, and associate family membership for their parents.