A handbook to support your More Able, Gifted & Talented strategy

Developing Very Able Students at Post-16 is a source of practical advice and expertise for all those responsible for improving teaching and learning at post-16, including lead professionals for More Able, Gifted & Talented, Head of Sixth Forms and Vice Principals. Whether you have just started to think about provision for your very able students or whether you have a well-established programme, this handbook can help.

This comprehensive handbook will enable you to:

  • Create and lead a Stretch and Challenge initiative
  • Evaluate your provision
  • Plan improvement
  • Develop colleagues
  • Tackle underachievement
  • Raise standards
  • Motivate and engage learners

Chapter 5: Assessment for Learning is available as a free download.

Further information on the handbook is available on this flyer and to order a copy please use this order form.


IEP - Image - 2014 - S015 - Drama - Course ImageOnline extension activities for A-level

Our online extension activities stretch and challenge A-level students in 21 subjects. There are 10 activities available for each subject. Teachers can use the activities as they are or use them as a resource to develop inspirational lessons.


IEP - Image - S003 - French - Course ImageResources for French and Spanish

We worked with university academics and teachers of French and Spanish in school to develop resources to extend and inspire gifted and talented students in years 8, 9 and 10.