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More Able Pupils

Here, at Woodmansterne Primary School, we ensure that the needs of our more able and talented children are met by:

  • Having high expectations of all children.
  • Providing a stimulating and challenging learning experience through carefully differentiated planning and resources.
  • Using a range of teaching approaches and maximising the wonderful resources available to the school, including our extensive grounds and specialist teachers.
  • Ensuring that the children are motivated and take responsibility for their learning, asking questions, solving problems and thinking for themselves.
  • Closely monitoring progress so that no child is underachieving.
  • Offering a wide-range of enrichment and extra-curricular opportunities so that all children get the chance to experience and explore their talents.
  • Finding out more about the children’s talents and interests outside school and promoting them further.
  • Encouraging and teaching our core values, Resilience, Responsibility, Respect and Reflection.



We are constantly reviewing our approach to ensure we challenge all of our children and our motto, ‘Growing Learners for Life’ is at the heart of everything we do as a school. Our aim is to ensure Woodmansterne pupils are independent, responsible, and confident about themselves as learners as they move on to secondary school and beyond.


Useful Websites

http://nrich.maths.org/public/index.php A maths resource to enrich learning

http://www.youngwriters.co.uk/ Resources and competitions for young writers

https://nace.co.uk/ A charity set up to guide and support able learners