Chestnut Grove Academy
45 Chestnut Grove
Balham, London SW12 8JZ

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Gifted and Talented

At Chestnut Grove Academy, we are commited to providing an environment which encourages all students to maximise their potential. Gifted and Talented provision is a growing department, aimed specifically at students identified as Gifted and Talented. However, we are inclusive and our goal is to raise achievement across Chestnut Grove Academy. If you would like to find out more about Gifted and Talented at Chestnut Grove Academy, please see the Gifted and Talented policy or contact Ms Buchanan.

Identification

At the time of writing, the process of identifying a student as Gifted and Talented is outlined in the table below. In addition, any student may be identified as Gifted and Talented by staff, parents or student nomination.

Student Cohort 2016-17
Identification
Year 7 115 points in Reading
114 points in GPS
114 in Maths
Year 8

118 points in Reading
118 points in GPS
115 in Maths

Year 9

118 points in Reading
118 points in GPS
115 in Maths

Year 10 Level 6 in English
Level 6 in Maths
Year 11 Level 6 in English
Level 6 in Maths
Year 12 52 points
Year 13 52 points

Gifted and Talented Provision

Year Group Extra Curricular Provision Extra Academic Provision Mentoring and 1:1 meetings
7 Curiosity Club
The Chestnut Challenge
Revision sessions
Reading lists

After each data drop all G&T students will meet with G&T coodinator:

  • Academic monitoring
  • Academic reports
  • Behaviour reports
  • Discussions of how to improve
8 Curiosity Club
The Chestnut Challenge
Revision sessions
Reading lists
9 The Brilliant Club Revision sessions
Reading lists
Classical Civilisation
GCSE
10 Socratic Society Revision sessions
Reading lists
Classical Civilisation
GCSE
LSE Summer School
UCL Horizons Program
11   Revision sessions
Reading lists
UCL Horizons Program

Sixth Form Reading Lists

KS3/KS4 Reading Lists

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