Blake Technology College has gone from ‘challenging circumstances’ to achieving the NACE Challenge Award for G&T education. Lesley Griggs describes the improvements to teaching and learning and the approach to G&T provision in the school which led to this success

Dilwyn Hunt, adviser for RE and G&T, explores the idea of having a more philosophical approach to religious education

This science lesson plan for Key Stage 2 works on a number of levels, writes Caroline Coxon

A murder investigation, crisis in outer space and stick insects! Peter Leyland reports on a chemistry competition that really gets pupils thinking

The extra provision for gifted and talented students has been criticised by Chris Woodhead. He should look at comprehensives such as Ashby School, where the Da Vinci programme offers a wide variety of opportunities, says G&T coordinator Malcolm Salt

Richard Gould describes the approach at Villiers Park Educational Trust

Collaboration is growing in 14-19 G&T education. Sandra Howard and Lis Stock of the Gifted and Talented Education Unit at the DfES look at some recent developments

Staging a ‘whodunit’ can provide great scope for enrichment, says G&T consultant Bob Cox.

Casterton Business and Enterprise College (CBEC) is the hub of local learning, offering 11-16 education by day and a wide range of recreational and academic activities for young people and adults in the evenings and at weekends

Design today for tomorrow: this activity looks at an art movement as a starting point for designing and making a product.

If giftedness is expertise in development then gifted historians are, or should be, on the road to being masters of a discipline. But how do we identify and nurture gifted historians? Alison Rowan explains the role of NAGTY’s history think tank.

Martin Ransley describes how he organised a series of enrichment work-related activity days at Highbury Fields School.

Ruth Wilkes and Geoff Roberts describe a series of popular events in French and German.

Our theme was ‘Rich World, Poor World’. How do we open the eyes of children to equality issues?

The STAR workshops were designed by performers Martha and Eve to bring out students’ creativity in music, drama and discussion

The Deanes School is a specialist sports college in Benfleet, Essex, where for a number of years staff have been working on G&T programmes based on provision beyond the curriculum, writes G&T coordinator Keli Hampstead

Students from St Clere’s School, Essex, travel to the US for an Advanced Space Academy course every year. G&T Update talked to the trip’s organiser, G&T coordinator Ken Lewis.