Resilience and High Potential Learners

So many young people have had prolonged interruption to their school life. It’s timely to return to resilience. Our learners need to be resilient to cope [...]

2022-06-14T10:46:11+01:00June 14th, 2022|Categories: Focus on Potential, High Learning Potential, Schools|Tags: , |

Making a Great Start with New Parents/Carers

This blog explores how schools can develop supportive, constructive partnerships with parents and carers to benefit their children. Schools and colleges are busy places with many [...]

Being an Equal Partner with Your DME Child’s School

In the past, parents and carers were told what was going to happen to their child in school. Then they were consulted. Then there was parental [...]

10 Useful Things to Know About Supporting Pupils With Dual or Multiple Exceptionality (DME) In School

The term dual or multiple exceptionality (DME) is used in the UK to describe individuals who have both a special educational need or disability (SEND) and [...]

Too Busy, Too Bright, Too Loud… I Just Can’t Concentrate! by Mariza Ferreira

How to Help THIS Child in the Classroom In this occasional series by Paediatric Occupational Therapist Mariza Ferreira, we consider some of the sensory, motor [...]

Strategic Mentoring for High Potential Learners

This blog explores how schools can create confident, successful learners from the outset. Strategic, early mentoring, underpins the nurturing of academic skills and routines needed for [...]

2022-03-14T15:42:36+00:00March 14th, 2022|Categories: Focus on Potential, Schools|Tags: , |

10 Key Factors in Educating Young People with Dual or Multiple Exceptionality (DME)

Potential Plus UK’s Senior Education Consultant and Director of the DME Trust, Rebecca Howell, distils the important factors in providing high quality education for young people [...]

High Learning Potential Provision Inquiry: How to Drive Improvement Collaboratively and Sustainably

 Don’t just keep weighing the pig! Ensuring young people with high potential thrive academically and socially Why is it so important for leaders to know what [...]

Don’t Touch Me! How to Help THAT Child who Struggles with Touch Sensitivity in the Classroom 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 [...]

2022-01-13T12:19:21+00:00January 13th, 2022|Categories: Focus on Potential, Schools, Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Identifying and Supporting Learners with Dual or Multiple Exceptionality (DME)

Dual or multiple exceptionality is the term used to describe someone who has both high ability (high learning potential / gifted / more able) and some [...]

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