Able, Gifted & Talented
Able, Gifted and Talented Pupils at the The Snaith School
‘Leaders have raised expectations for the progress and attainment of the most able pupils’ OFSTED 2017
What is Gifted and Talented?
The Snaith School is committed to personalising learning and raising attainment for all pupils. As part of this process, the school emphasises the importance of departments and individual teachers identifying and challenging all cohorts of pupils including those pupils who are Able Gifted and Talented.
How are you identified as Able, Gifted and Talented?
'Gifted' describes learners who have the ability to excel academically in one or more subjects such as English, Maths and Science.
'Talented' describes learners who have the ability to excel in practical skills such as Art, Music, PE, or Drama.
Able are pupils who enter our school with a high level of achievement in KS2.
At The Snaith School we are very proud of our pupils' talents, some of which include.
- Pupils competing at County level for cricket and tennis
- A pupil competing at National level for 100m, 200m and the 4 x 100m relay
- Pupils playing for Scunthorpe Football Academy, Leeds Football Academy and Sheffield Wednesday Football Academy
- A pupil playing for Leeds Utd Under 14 Womens football
- A pupils running for English schools cross country
- Pupils playing rugby for Featherstone and Leeds teams
- A pupil who is part of the British Eventing Team for horse riding
- A pupil who plays for the South Yorkshire Pool team
- A Yorkshire and Regional gymnast
- As well as a number of pupils who take part in dancing, cheerleading, play musical instruments and sing
What support is available for Gifted and Talented pupils?
In addition to the support provided by individual subject teachers, many AG&T projects, visits, trips, events and meetings are arranged throughout the academic year with local institutions, businesses and organisations.