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Supporting Families

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Supporting Schools

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Lily-Mae's Story

Lily-Mae is 4 ½. 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

Managing the Momentous Meltdowns of Children with High Learning Potential

From the Archive This article originally appeared in the Autumn 2013 print edition of Focus on Potential You are in the supermarket doing your weekly shop. [...]

Professional Learning for High Learning Potential – Latest Research 2021

Ensuring young people with high potential thrive academically and socially Two recent research reports have drawn attention to the importance of high-quality professional learning for everyone [...]

Katy is a Jiggler! How to Help that Child who is Constantly on the Go by Mariza Ferreira

In this occasional series by Paediatric Occupational Therapist Mariza Ferreira, we consider some of the sensory, motor coordination and emotional regulatory issues which could be affecting [...]

Let’s Explore Day – Lea Green Learning and Development Centre

Despite the weather being somewhat inclement, Potential Plus UK member families met together on Sunday October 24th 2021 in the stunning grounds of the Lea Green [...]

Inspirational Figures: For Dual or Multiple Exceptional Learners – A Focus on Dyslexia and Dyspraxia

10% of children with high learning potential face significant personal hurdles, according to the most recent government statistics analysed by Potential Plus UK. These high potential [...]

What to Say About Their High Learning Potential

Describing Your Child’s Abilities to Others, Their School – and Themselves! For some reason, it can be particularly uncomfortable to talk about your own child’s strengths, [...]

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