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So far Geraldine Glover has created 104 blog entries.

Professor Valsa Koshy Receives an MBE from the Queen

Professor Valsa Koshy, Emerita Professor of Education at Brunel University received her MBE from the Queen, March 2019, in recognition of her distinguished contribution to education.  I was both proud and humbled by the honour I received from Her Majesty the Queen on 22nd March https://www.brunel.ac.uk/news-and-events/news/articles/Honour-at-Windsor-Castle-for-Professor-of-Education.  I feel it is the right time to highlight [...]

2019-04-09T15:06:40+00:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Focus on Potential, High Learning Potential, Latest News|Tags: , |

Be Curious Weekend – 4th-5th May, 2019

The Potential Plus UK Be Curious Weekend takes place Saturday and Sunday 4th and 5th May 2019. This fantastic activities weekend for families includes a Journalism Day on Sunday 5th May for children aged 12+. The Be Curious Weekend offers two days of activities where all members of the family can explore and create together.  [...]

2019-04-11T13:54:17+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Events, Focus on Potential|Tags: , |

Above and Beyond at Hawkwood College

To make the Above and Beyond Awards a reality, Potential Plus UK worked together with a host of different charities, companies and individuals, all of whom have an interest in supporting the needs of children and young adults with high learning potential, including those from disadvantaged backgrounds and those with SEND¹. The result was a [...]

Bobby Seagull Becomes A Potential Plus UK Ambassador

We are delighted that Bobby Seagull has agreed to become an Ambassador for Potential Plus UK. This enormously popular contestant from University Challenge recently hosted our Above and Beyond Awards in February 2019.  Starting with a background as a financial trader and Chartered Accountant, Bobby now works in the field of education. He has a [...]

2019-04-03T10:01:32+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Focus on Potential, Latest News, Mathematics|Tags: , , |

The Romanian Master of Mathematics Competition 2019 by Tommy Walker Mackay (Aged 16)

In February 2019 I represented the UK at the Romanian Master of Mathematics (RMM), an international competition held annually in Bucharest, Romania. In this report I describe the process of being selected for the competition and my experience of the competition itself. I also talk about the UK Maths Trust, the organisation that organises and [...]

Ofsted Consultation on the Education Inspection Framework – A Call to Action

Ofsted is consulting on its proposals for changes to the Education Inspection Framework, which comes into effect in September 2019. The Consultation Closes at 11.45pm on 5 April 2019 Potential Plus UK has looked in detail at the Framework and formed its response in relation to the needs of the most able¹. Summary of [...]

2019-03-27T17:25:13+00:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Focus on Potential|Tags: , , |

The HLP Diaries…Sink or Swim

Bemused Parent: Entry 5 “I’d like to sign up for extreme caving. It’ll be so cool – you get to wade and lie in cold water!” This week, Ada’s Dad and I are getting a new approach from our daughter to sport - she’s gone extreme. In the past few months she’s changed from utterly [...]

2019-03-27T13:54:03+00:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Focus on Potential, The HLP Diaries|Tags: |

Football’s Legal Dilemma: The Emiliano Sala Case – by Benjamin S. (Aged 10)

On the 21st January 2019, a footballer who cost Cardiff City, a team in the Premier League, £15 million, tragically died in a plane crash over The Channel, the sea between England and France. Emiliano Sala was on his way to Cardiff to start his career in the Welsh city in a private plane with [...]

HLP Parenting: Understand Your Challenges

When your baby starts to show signs of being bright and energetic, you might feel relieved and proud. As he or she grows into an opinionated, sensitive toddler, you may find comfort that, although demanding, at least they are vibrant and interested in the world. Maybe a strong personality and set of needs starts to [...]

2019-03-19T09:51:36+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Focus on Potential, HLP Parenting|Tags: , , , |

Badger and the Great Glasses Vault – by Luca W. (Aged 11)

Introduction Hi, my stories are based on a wood with woodland creatures living in it but no ordinary animals here, as you will soon find out!  Please see more on my website: www.passionatecreativity.home.blog Meet the Animals Hazel:  Animal: a squirrel obviously! Description: Hazel is the main character. She is easily scared and [...]

2019-03-19T14:38:59+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Fiction, Focus on Potential, Young Reporters|Tags: , |
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