Exceptionally Able, Gifted and Talented Pupils
Last updated: 14/12/2018
Exceptionally able pupils are those pupils identified as gifted and talented.
Gifted learners have abilities in one or more subject areas and the potential to attain distinctly above average for that cohort.
Talented learners display practical skills and have the potential to be distinctly above average in one or more areas of human performance.
Exceptionally Able News Stories
St. Mary’s student and teen actress Tillie Amartey is continuing her rise to stardom after filming for the forthcoming CBBC series Almost Never.
Congratulations to Year 7 student George Harrison who recently won four gold medals at the City of Leeds Swimming Gala held at John Charles Centre for Sport.
The English Schools Fell Running Championships held last weekend at Giggleswick saw some great performances from St. Mary’s students.
Stevie Ginty (Year 11) was one of only 500 students selected nationally to compete in the UKMT Olympiad Maclaurin Maths Challenge.
Francis Westhead (Year 12) has been selected to attend a six week maths problem solving seminar at Oxford University this summer.
Aimee is ranked 9th in the World Ladies Snooker rankings
Congratulations to Izzy for this wonderful sporting achievement
Congratulations to Sixth Form student Izzy Palmer who recently won the Young Disability Sportswoman Award at the annual Leeds Sports Awards for her achievements in her chosen sport of Dressage.
Year 12 student Sylvia Cullen has been successful in reaching the final stage of the UK Youth Parliament Elections
Year 10 student Joe Nicol, is the best U16 platform diver in the UK.
George will appear on TV over the Christmas period, along with another Year 10 St. Mary’s student, Tilly Amartey, in ‘Ratburger’, the Sky One comedy drama about a girl who makes friends with a rat.
Year 10 student Tilly Amartey is building quite a reputation as an established children’s TV presenter and actress
Thomas receives two prizes at the prestigious Wharfedale Festival of Performing Arts
Thursday, 23 June was a significant night for voting in more ways than one. At St. Mary’s, the vote was cast for this year’s most convincing argument in the Gifted and Talented presentation evening.
Public Speaking Competition, part of our Gifted and Talented programme. The competition winners were the Creative Faculty.
Public Speaking Competition, part of our Gifted and Talented programme
IGGY The international, social, educational network for gifted 13–18 year olds created by the University of Warwick
Staircase1 University College Oxford's resources for students aiming high at school and considering applying to top universities.
MENSA The high IQ Society
Department for Education Government Information [EDUCATION.GOV.UK]
National Association for Able Children in Education [NACE.CO.UK]
Potential Plus UK Independent charity which works with the whole family to support children with high learning potentia
Figure This Really useful for Key Stage 3 Maths - contains problems, hints, tips and solutions.