How can primary and secondary schools best identify and provide for pupils with talents in the creative arts and sport? This book contains a range of practical and inclusive strategies to help schools enable and encourage pupils to make the most of their talents, including:
-a fresh look at definitions of talent
-advice on identifying talented pupils in primary and secondary schools
-information on the unique needs and characteristics of talented pupils
-guidance on the role of both in-school and out-of-school provision
-a whole-school audit, to assess provision in the talent area
-advice on developing whole-school and departmental policies for talented pupils
Aimed at gifted and talented coordinators, teachers and school managers, this book will also benefit leaders of extra-curricular activities, and parents.