An Honour for Denise Yates MBE by Anna Comino-James

We are delighted to say that Denise Yates, former Chief Executive of Potential Plus UK was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List.  Congratulations. [...]

2021-01-25T23:04:43+00:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Focus on Potential, High Learning Potential, Latest News|Tags: , |

Introduction to High Learning Potential for Parents

What is High Learning Potential? This webinar for parents ran on 9th December 2020 with funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed [...]

2021-01-26T09:24:27+00:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Focus on Potential, High Learning Potential|Tags: |

Fabulous Fascination Folders to Challenge Learners

Fascination Folders, a place where students can access more information and challenging activities about a topic, can be used in the classroom or electronically during remote [...]

Clearly Able, Yet Complicated? – Might Your Child Have ‘DME’?

‘Unusual’ in both their potential and in their obstacles? Here is a simple guide to Dual or Multiple Exceptionality (DME). Is your child (or student) clearly [...]

Understanding Slow Processing Speed in Children with High Learning Potential

Processing speed refers to how quickly an individual can process information, i.e. the speed at which they can react to incoming information, understand it, think about [...]

Back to the Future – AGMs Past and Present

History and Principles of Potential Plus UK with a visit to AGMs Past and Present Back in 1965, Margaret Branch, a psychiatric [...]

The HLP Diaries…Betty Books and the Pirate Problem

Slightly Mad Mummy: Entry 6 Written just before Lockdown 1.0, Betty Books discovers that it always pays to be prepared when battling a band of black-hearted [...]

Extension and Enrichment in Learning

Extension and enrichment are two ways of making learning more challenging for learners with higher ability. This article discusses the difference between them and provides examples [...]

Metacognition and High Potential Learners

Metacognitive skills and self-regulation are being promoted in many schools at present, and rightly so. The Education Endowment Foundation’s research and analysis, chiming with findings across [...]

2021-11-02T11:36:44+00:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: Focus on Potential, High Learning Potential, Schools|Tags: , , |
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