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Mathematics for Able Pupils

  • Offers you FREE enrichment material (Problems, Articles and Games) at all Key Stages that really can help to inspire and engage learners and embed RICH tasks into everyday practice.
  • Helps to promote RICH thinking in classrooms by offering on-line and face-to-face support at Primary and Secondary level.
  • Delivers professional development courses and workshops in rich mathematics.
  • Helps teachers to think strategically about 'next steps' and progression in problem solving.
  Although the Further Mathematics Support Programme is primarily for AS and A level teachers and students, it is also has things to offer for able pupils in KS3 and KS4.  Click on the icon to link to the North West page of the website.
Click on the icon to access GCSE Mathematics extension materials aimed at students who are working towards GCSE Mathematics and would benefit from exposure to mathematics beyond the GCSE specifications.

United Kingdom Mathematics Trust

The UKMT organises national mathematics competitions and other mathematical enrichment activities for 11-18 year old UK school pupils.  Click on the icon to link to the website.

Click here for the WCA homepage World Class Arena is an international initiative designed to identify and assess gifted and talented students around the world.  At its heart are World Class Tests in mathematics and problem solving aimed at upper primary and lower secondary. It also offers classroom support materials and research.  Click on the icon to link to the website.

This website provides information on the qualities and needs of the gifted and talented learner in mathematics and provision which might support them most effectively.
The QCDA website provides advice on identifying and teaching gifted pupils mathematics.  Click on the icon to link to the relevant section.

This training module is intended to support mathematics departments considering their provision for able mathematicians. It presents a collaborative working session lasting approximately 75 minutes.

Thumbnail of Gifted and talented - Classroom Quality Standards (CQS) guided resource: a subject focus DVD This guided resource has been designed to support core subject leaders in raising the quality of provision for gifted and talented learners.   Click on the icon to order the DVD.