Successful and rewarding study of Humanities subjects employs a combination of high order thinking skills, precise subject knowledge and sophisticated literacy demands which make these subjects particularly challenging and stimulating for Gifted and Talented students.  Within the context of taught Humanities lessons, Gifted and Talented students are provided with opportunities to creatively explore and develop ideas.   All Gifted and Talented students are encouraged to set their own questions, offer ideas, suggest solutions or explanations.  They have opportunity to reflect in order to clarify and improve thinking or writing. Gifted and Talented students enjoy work that is part of the scheme of work but is more challenging and stimulating and not ‘more of the same’ extension tasks. Continue reading

Gifted and Talented Climate Change Lecture – 10th December 2012

On 10th December we were delighted to welcome the renowned Climatologist, Professor Sir Brian Hoskins, to Langtree to talk on ‘The Challenge of Climate Change’. Sir Brian Hoskins is currently Director of the Grantham Institute for Climate Change at Imperial College, London, as well as Professor of Meteorology at Reading University and was knighted in 2007 for his services to the environment. Continue reading