Inaugural Able, Gifted & Talented Conference Downloads 2012

Cropped Cover.jpgThis year's conference was a great success. Please click on the links below to download presentations from the keynote speakers and workshop presenters.

"I enjoyed the conference very much and especially the quality of the speakers and the pack provided. I would have no hesitation in recommending the event to colleagues"
"Learning Works staff very welcoming and were willing and able to give us information and guide us into the right room at the right time. It was appreciated"
"I would also like to thank you for the conference and the quality of the speakers, I certainly found the day interesting and inspirational"


    1. Teaching Pupils to be Writers - Keith Barron, Senior Master, Eltham College
   2. Challenge and invite an Approach to Gifted and Talented - Sarra Jenkins, G&T Co-ordinator & Heather Baker, Head of Learning Support, Loughborough GS
       a. Gifted and Talented Action Plan
       b. Examples of University Outreach Provision
       c. Year 7 Challenge intro
       d. Year 7 Challenge record
   3. Writing a More Able policy for your school - Fil Came, Learning Works
       a. More able Policy Presentation
   4. Using the Outdoor Environment to meet the needs of the more able child - Isabel Miller, Reception/Project Leader & Claire Robinson, Headteacher, Holme Grange School
    5. Singapore Maths: Raising the bar for teachers and pupils - Bernie Westacott, Head of Maths, Northwood Prep School

Keynote: An Inspector Calls! - Mr Graham Gorton, Head teacher, Howe Green House School

Graham is Headmaster at Howe Green House School which is a co-educational day school for pupils between the ages of 2 and 11 years of age. He was the 2010 Chair for The Independent Schools association. Currently, Graham is Chair of ISA’s Inspections Committee, the association’s representative on the Cross Association Leadership Group and the representative on the board of the Independent Schools Inspectorate. Graham is trained as both a Team Inspector and Assistant Reporting Inspector for ISI.

"Useful and gave weight to what I wanted to pass back to my Head Teacher"
"Graham was an excellent person, with his vast experience, to have spoken on the aspect of the Gifted and Talented from the inspector's perspective. It was highly fitting to end the conference on that note"
"Very timely, interesting and scary! Extremely useful - I've come away with practical things to do"

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