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 7 118 points in Reading
118 points in GPS
115 in Maths
Year 7 Disadvantaged 117 points in Reading
113 points in GPS
114 points in Maths
Year 8 Level 6 in English
Level 6 in Maths
Year 9 Level 6 in English
Level 6 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

Provision

KS3

Curiosity Club
Central London More Able STEM Day
Academic Monitoring
Potential Plus Fifted and Talented Parent Support Session

KS4

Academic Monitoring
Mentoring for Year 11 students
Support for applications to university led programmes IE UCL Horizons and LSC Summer School
High Attainers and Gifted and Talented Parents Evening

KS5

University Lecture Series
Wider Reading Lists
Support for applications to university led programmes IE LSC Choice Programme

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