The HLP Diaries: The Tale of the Terrifying Trap

To celebrate Potential Plus UK's new Community Area, here is a tale to remind us just why, even as perennially pooped parents, we all continue to [...]

Disadvantaged High Potential Learners by Joy Morgan

An important group at risk of underachieving across the UK is high potential learners from disadvantaged backgrounds.  Even where this group is making good progress, it [...]

2021-05-28T13:05:17+01:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Focus on Potential|Tags: , , |

The Goldilocks Dilemma: Finding the Right School for Your Child with High Learning Potential

It’s a tricky thing, finding a school for a high learning potential (HLP) child. As the ultimate square pegs, it is never going to be simple [...]

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: |

Flexi-Cat Diaries 2021 – Reasons to be Cheerful: Lockdown Three

Slightly Mad Mummy: Entry 7 The continuing tales of my fabulous (and fatiguing!) flexi-Fridays (and, for now, all other days, too!) with my overexcitability-rich 9-year-old Many [...]

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 [...]

Rewriting the Writing Rule Book: Handwriting and High Learning Potential

As benign as pen and paper may appear to be, we have long since learned not to be fooled by the apparent innocence of the tree [...]

Overexcitabilities in Lockdown: Sensual Overexcitability

High learning potential children, especially those who display Sensual Overexcitability, have a heightened awareness of one or all five senses: sight, smell, taste, touch, and hearing. [...]

Overexcitabilities in Lockdown: Emotional Overexcitability

High learning potential children, especially those who display Emotional Overexcitability, tend to experience the world, and their emotions, with particularly great intensity. Whilst such intensity can [...]

Overexcitabilities in Lockdown: Imaginational Overexcitability

High learning potential children, especially those who display Imaginational Overexcitability, can have the most wonderfully wild imaginations and immense creativity, but they may also find their [...]

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