Ofsted Update – What Schools Need to Know About High Learning Potential

This blog complements a free webinar video of the same name which is available to school members in the Best Practice Sharing Group. [...]

2021-10-01T09:08:06+01:00September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Focus on Potential, Schools|Tags: , |

Teacher, This is How You Can Help a Child with Handwriting Difficulties 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 [...]

What I Want Every Teacher to Know by Occupational Therapist Mariza Ferreira

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

Tips for Supporting Revision – A Parent’s Guide by Joy Morgan

Practice Matters Athletes don’t just train the day before, actors don’t just rehearse the day before filming/a play. 1 hour a day for 8 days is [...]

2021-04-27T10:58:36+01:00April 27th, 2021|Categories: Focus on Potential, HLP Parenting, Schools|Tags: , |

Self-Regulated Learning – Being Aware of How You Learn Best

Self-Regulation Self-regulation means the ability to ‘regulate yourself’; to appropriately monitor your thoughts, control your reactions and respond appropriately to your environment. Ideally, your end goal [...]

2021-04-26T23:03:14+01:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: Focus on Potential, Schools|Tags: |

Education – Rethinking the Assessment System by Joy Morgan

Assessment is due a rethink. Our young people deserve an assessment system that goes way beyond focusing solely on academic achievement with a constant eye on [...]

2021-04-26T22:57:15+01:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: Focus on Potential, Schools|Tags: , |

6 Contemporary Writing Prompts to Inspire More Able Writers

Inspiring prose prompts for more able learners not only offer them a challenge but will also support their communication skills, improve vocabulary and provide them with [...]

2021-03-22T16:08:42+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Focus on Potential, Schools|Tags: , |

Keeping the Challenge High During Remote Learning by Joy Morgan

Stretching high potential learners is a major challenge for teachers, alongside getting to grips with the technology and skills needed for remote learning which, like everything [...]

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 [...]

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