Gifted & Talented Provision in Art & Design

Identification: We identify Gifted and Talented students through the following ways:

  • Teacher Assessments
  • Tracking
  • Homework Projects
  • Group discussions
  • Peer Assessments

Students who are Gifted and Talented are most likely to show some some of the following characteristics:

  • Creative flair
  • Imagination
  • Successful and hard working
  • Eager
  • Risk takers
  • Critical Thinker
  • Know their intentions

Strategies used to help realise the potential of our Gifted and Talented Students:

  • Extended tasks
  • Teaching strategies for learning styles
  • Questioning and presentation
  • Self-assessment of one's own work
  • Art's Award
  • Independent learning and creation of work
  • Opportunity to be an art ambassador
  • Additional Workshops
  • Biennial 'The Big Draw' G&T Day for Year 7
  • Biennial Trip to Yorkshire Sculpture park for G&T Year 8

Examples of Gifted and Talented Artwork

February 2020


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Gifted & Talented News

  • Dr Andy Clayton and Dr Jenny Clayton
    Our students have been lucky enough to hear about the working life of two doctors this half term. (13/02/2020)
  • Chinese Exchange
    Toot Hill School meets Cixi Experimental High School (12/07/2019)
  • Lectures
    Dr. Simon Paine visits Toot Hill School to give students an insight into the brain (04/06/2019)

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