Students learning to play musical instruments

Our GREAT (Gifted, Really Enthusiastic, Able and Talented) programme sees parents choosing in consultation with their child which area of their talent they wish to develop during the two curriculum lessons that are dedicated to this. Specialist teachers and coaches are allocated to provide the additional challenge that will lead to excellence in the following areas

  • Academic Challenge / Test Practice
  • Art and Design
  • Technology
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Sport

These programmes are individualised and children decide termly enabling them to choose whether they concentrate on one activity during the four year programme or explore a variety of challenges.

Gifted - Really - Enthusiastic - Able - Talented

Art & Design

Individual programmes are developed to further extend the skills of the children in a variety of artistic forms. This is led by the art and design specialists and involves the use of a range of media to produce the work.

Design Technology

Children work to design and build a range of exciting and challenging models. This is an introduction into and then development of both their practical skills and engineering skills.

Academic Challenge/Test Preparation

The children are on individual programmes to develop the skills and abilities that furthers their achievement academically and prepares them as to how to succeed in examinations.


The children work on individual and group challenges that enable them to extend their range of performance skills, this will often involve presentations to smaller and larger audiences.


Composing and performing figures prominently in these options where the children can further develop their skills and confidence in these areas.


Teachers and coaches further develop the skills and fitness of the children in a variety of sports helping them to achieve excellence.

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