Helpful Websites for More Able & Talented Students

General Websites

These websites offer general advice and guidance for parents, teachers and students regarding the more able and talented agenda. Some of the websites offer ideas and resources for students. Explore and have fun.

Associations

Click on the name of the association to visit the website:

National Association for Able Children in Education (NACE)

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)

The Standards Site, Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA)

Teachernet

Qualifications Curriculum Authority

London Gifted and Talented.

Brunel Able Children’s Centre (BACE)

Aspire

How Stuff Works

Excellence East

Hoagies

Mensa

Keeping Current

One of the key elements we seek to encourage in all our students is an awareness of current affairs. Below is a list of organisations who can keep you up to date with current news and opinions as well as links to political institutions. We have tried to be international and politically even-handed in our choice to encourage diversity of thinking.

Youth Parliament

British Government

UK Parliament

Welsh Government

European Parliament

Farlex Free Library

The Times

The Independent

The Financial Times

The Guardian

New York Times

The Washington Post

The Japan Times

The Nation

BBC

University Education

This section has been included to raise awareness of the possibilities for our able students from early in their school careers through to the time for university application.

The Complete University Guide

The Guardian University Guide

The Times – University World Rankings

Plant Biology University Rankings

Oxford University

Cambridge University

Oxbridge Applications

Oxbridge Entrance Tutor

Russell Group Universities

Academic Ranking of World Universities

British University & College Sport

Subject Specific Websites

As the school recognises that students have abilities in specific subject areas, the following list offers extra information and resources for students, teachers and parents in those areas.

Art

Paul Carney Arts

Business Studies

Tutor2u

Business Studies Online

Child Development

Teacher direct

Drama

About.com

National Association of Youth Theatres

Arts4schools

Stageregister.com

Creative Drama

Royal Acadamy of Dramatic Art

Design Technology

Technology Enhancement Programme

Design and Technology Association

Technology student

National Grid for Learning

Design Technology

English

BBC Hard Spell

The Times Spelling Bee

UCL Grammar

DfE Writing Opportunities

National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE)

Spartacus Educational

Write 4 Kicks

Tim Sheppard

Film Studies

Internet Movie Database

Film Education

French

Google

Oberoi-net

BBC

Geography

Geographical Association

Geography Teaching Today

National Geographic

Royal Geographical Society

History

Schoolshistory.org.uk

Spartacus Educational

Institute of Historical Research

Home Economics

Learning and Teaching Scotland

About.com

ICT / Computing

For a full list of websites, free downloads and other resources please see the ICT department website.

 

Maths

Nrich (Mathematics)

Supermaths

Pass Maths (magazine)

School Work Out

Figure This

Cool Math

Media Studies

Media Studies Goodies

British Film Institute (BFI)

Music

Teaching ideas

Awards for young musicians

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Oddmusic.com

PE

Youth Sport Trust 

PE Office Ltd

Welsh Sports Association

London Olympics

Psychology

Psychology

About.com

RE

Top Marks

Unlocking RE

World Religions

Science

Planet Science

National Science Museum

Nuffield Foundation

Techniquest

Spanish

Google

Spanish Language

Spanish Online

Kennesaw State University

Oberoi-net

Travel and Tourism

Excellence Gateway

National Maritime Museum

Welsh

Google

BBC

Learn Welsh

 

LearnSmart / Thinking Skills

Exploratree

MindTools

Languages

Minimus (Latin)

Ethnologue (language interest)

Oberoi-net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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