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Able Gifted and Talented






Spring and Summer Term 2017

Our Aimhigher representatives have settled into their roles as mentors to some of our students here at school. Aimhigher, West Midlands is a partnership of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), schools, academies and colleges. Together, they want to make sure that young people from all different backgrounds have access to high quality, exciting and challenging experiences that enhance their careers education, motivate, inspire and provide accurate and impartial information, advice and guidance about higher education.



Summer 2017

We are very proud to announce that one of our Year 10 LAC students, who has been recognised as gifted and talented in science and who has expressed an interest in going to university to further his education in Sports Science has been given an opportunity through the Aimhigher programme, to spend three days at Birmingham University Campus where he experienced life as a university student. He loved every moment of his experience and has been awarded a certificate for participation in the ‘Science of Life UniFest’. He has also been recognised as the student who asked the ‘Best Questions’ and has been nominated for a special award.


World Para Athletics Championship and Aegon Tennis Championship

On the 20th of June students that are recognised as gifted and talented in PE went to watch the Aegon Tennis Championships and on the 17th of July had the opportunity to attend the IAAF World ParaAthelics Championship. They were very inspired by these two events.


TB is recognised as Gifted and Talented in Food Technology

TB is a very talented chef. You will always find TB in the kitchen catering for his peers, or catering for school functions. He completed his work experience at UCB where he excelled in the Catering department. As a result of all the effort TB has put in, he has been accepted on the Level 1 Catering course at the UCB. This is a tremendous achievement, which highlights the heights our students are capable of reaching, when they are given the right support and are willing to work hard.

TB's intention is to act as a mentor to younger students at Spring Hill High School while he is studying at College.

His ambitions is to own his own West Indian restaurant.