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The Piggott School

A Church of England Academy

More and Most Able

More and Most Able Intent:

At the Piggott School we identify More and Most Able students through processes linked to prior attainment at Key Stage 2, Cognitive Ability Tests, GCSE results and teacher identification. This enables the school to challenge, support and inspire the students within their curriculum and beyond.

 

Pedagogy and Research to inform best practice:

To ensure best practice when supporting and challenging More and Most Able students we use research and Pedagogy from several leading educational research hubs, Including:

 More and Most Able Staffing Structure:

To support More and Most Able students at the Piggott School there is a team which coordinates and leads activities, 1:1 student support, student workshops and training for staff at the Piggott.

David Bibby – Deputy Headteacher and More and Most Able Lead

Emma Penson – More and Most Able Lead KS5

Laura Saunders - More and Most Able Lead KS4

Pippa Nutley & Lisa Thornton – More and Most Able Leads KS3

 

More and Most Able Programme:

The provision for More and Most Able students varies year on year in response to the profile and needs of the students along with opportunities that occur within year. Below is a summary More and Most Able students’ provision which coincides with quality first inclusive teaching.

 

Key Stage

Opportunities

Key Stage 3

Mentoring of Year 7 Students

Wheeler Programme

SKY Academy Fieldtrip

Representing Piggott at sporting events

Bronze Duke of Edinburgh

Junior Maths Challenge

Author Events

Mock Trial

Poetry Competitions

National Theatre for Performing Arts

Rock Concert, Carol Service and Spring Concert

Key Stage 4

Reading Mentor for younger students

Silver Duke of Edinburgh

SKY Academy Fieldtrip

Business and Enterprise Project

Representing Piggott at sporting events

More and Most Able Workshops – Critical Thinking

BEBRAS UK Computing Challenge

Intermediate Maths Challenge

Sports Leadership

Rock Concert, Carol Service and Spring Concert

Key Stage 5

Science Crest Award

Extended Project Qualification

Oxbridge and MedVet information sessions and workshops

Maths mentoring of younger students

Gold Duke of Edinburgh

Representing Piggott at sporting events

Debate Club

Rock Concert, Carol Service and Spring Concert

 

Impact of More and Most Able Provision at the Piggott School:

 

We are incredibly proud of the achievements of our More and Most Able Students. From supporting students academically and as mentors, representing the school at national competitions for Sport, Computing, Business and Maths along with the academic outcomes achieved by the students. In 2022 the Key Stage 4 Progress 8 score for More and Most Able students was +0.7, significantly above national average and % A*/A grades achieved at A-level was 46.8%.

 

If you have any questions regarding our More and Most Able provision at the Piggott School, please contact:  David Bibby - Deputy Headteacher - Bibbyd@sektoryeri.com