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Supporting Children with High Learning Potential

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Supporting Families

Helping you to nurture your child with high learning potential

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Supporting Children

Resources for children with high learning potential, including activity booklets and advice sheets

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Supporting Schools

Inspiring, motivating and challenging more able students

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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

Finding Your Tribe at the Be Curious Weekend 2024

You know that feeling when you connect with someone who ‘gets’ you - that sense of finding your tribe? This sense of belonging is crucial for [...]

He’s Not a Bad Kid, Just Misunderstood: Ben’s Story

When a teacher says they have never, in 25 years of teaching, met such a stubborn child, you know that you are in for an interesting [...]

How to Survive a High Learning Potential Christmas

We recently received a message from a parent who is worried about Christmas for her six-year-old son. "I am dreading this Christmas. My 6-year-old son, *Oliver, [...]

Family Stories

Discover how we support young people with high learning potential and their families

Transfer from Primary School to Home Education – A Mother’s Perspective

From the Archive This article originally appeared in the Spring 2009 print edition of NAGC Magazine. Resources have been updated February 2023. Hi, my name is [...]

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This blog is written by Lee Collins, an Ambassador for Potential Plus UK. He talks honestly here, as a former child with high learning potential, about […]

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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.