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School - support for gifted children
Schools should have in place a policy which helps to identify gifted and talented children in all areas of the curriculum and ensure that they are achieving their potential.
'Gifted and talented' describes children and young people with an ability to develop to a level significantly ahead of their year group (or with the potential to develop those abilities). There is difference between the two definitions as follows:
Skills like leadership, decision-making and organisation are also taken into account when identifying and providing for gifted and talented children.
If you think your child is gifted or talented, you should first discuss their abilities and needs with your child's teacher or headteacher.