This document is a report of work I have done as coordinator for Gifted and Talented students at a High School. This report aims to help new and existing coordinators, with examples of good practice that have been put into place at a Secondary Comprehensive.
Part 1.Working with parents
1.1 Initial meeting with year 7 parents.
1.2 Parents evenings.
1.3 Providing a link between parents and subject teachers.
1.4 Awards evening Shown in more detail in….
1.5 Report on underachievers.
Part 2 Working with staff.
2.1 Creating the Register
2.2 Identifying G&T pupils.
2.3 CPD training for staff.
2.4 Classroom Quality Standards.
2.5 Bloom’s Taxonomy. Questions and Activities
2.6 Schemes of work.
2.7 Shadow register and monitoring the pupil’s progress.
2.8 Pupil underachievement.
2.9 Notice board in staff room.
2.10 Department meetings.
2.11 Talk at HODS meetings.
2.12 Staff briefing
2.14 Differentiation Ideas for the more able.
2.15 Teacher’s class registers.
2.17 Extension activities.
Part 3 Working with students.
3.1 Two Curriculum Extension Challenges a year
3.2 The annual awards evening.
3.3 Summer school in the 1st week of the summer holidays.
3.4 Pupil voice.
3.5 Mentor system.
3.6 Creating a quiz for primary schools.
3.8 Study Skills Days and Puzzle Days
3.9 Representing the school.
3.12 Membership of YG&T
3.14 Charity week.