Gifted and talented, or G&T, is a term used regularly in education today – but what does it actually mean?

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Schools should encourage young gifted and talented (G&T) students to aim high, as many able children who do not have a history of university education in their family may dismiss it, says Deborah Eyre

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This classroom strategy for G&T coordinators and leading teachers is a creative thinking activity, which aims to stimulate gifted and talented students

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A Dragon’s Den challenge activity for G&T students offers unlimited possibilities to excite and stretch their imagination. Joan Hardy decribes how her school organised such a project

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Schools must help gifted and talented students develop their leadership skills, as they have a lot to offer the rest of the school, and later society, in terms of active citizenship and entrepreneurial abilities, say Jo Smith and Paul Ainsworth

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How can schools successfully integrate enrichment activities into whole-school provision, thereby maximising their benefits? Bob Cox discusses, with reference to external providers

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Joan Hardy has worked with gifted and talented students in Year 9 to develop their visual learning skills and help them cascade what they have learned to pupils in Year 7

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For those who are gifted and talented in PE and sports, a support programme can give them the maximum opportunity to succeed. Godfrey Hall speaks to head of PE, Craig Fletcher, at Bucklers Mead School in Yeovil about theirs

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This gifted and talented enrichment activity looks at how far penguins travel during their lives

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This enrichment activity for English will help your Gifted and Talented (G&T) students think about the construction of great writing, and how to translate it into Morse code. Hamlet is used as a starting point

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This ready-to-use, sports-themed activity will help enrich your gifted and talented students in the areas of personal management, exam and interview preparation and psychology

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This day-long science enrichment activity will help your students gain a greater understanding on the work of a forensic scientist and a scenes of crime officer (SOCO)

These primary and secondary enrichment activities explore ways to entertain pupils in their holidays, and consider whether video games are a good source of entertainment for young people

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Enrich science and ICT with these activities that look at space travel and satellite communications, and invite pupils to make suggestions and offer solutions to hypothetical problems read more

These enrichment activities focus on design, psychology and communication, looking at sportswear innovation and the use of slang read more

Dilwyn Hunt, adviser for RE and G&T, explores the idea of having a more philosophical approach to religious education when enriching the subject for gifted and talented students

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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 read more

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

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

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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 read more

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

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Richard Gould describes the approach for able post-16 students at Villiers Park Educational Trust

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Staging a murder mystery ‘whodunit’ for gifted and talented children can provide great scope for secondary enrichment, says G&T consultant Bob Cox

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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 read more

Design today for tomorrow: this enrichment activity for G&T students looks at an art movement as a starting point for designing and making a product

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

How can we identify and nurture gifted historians? Alison Rowan explains the role of NAGTY’s history think tank

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How can you promote language learning and encourage gifted and talented linguists to continue with languages after GCSE? Ruth Wilkes and Geoff Roberts describe a series of popular events they organise annually to promote the learning of French and German

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

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 read more

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

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. read more