February 15-26. The vPlus Festival is an online festival from Potential Plus UK, full of workshops, webinars and discussions for young people with enquiring minds, their families and schools.

vPlus Festival 2022

16th-23rd February


Non-members £55.00
Potential Plus UK members £44.00
Potential Plus UK Concessionary members £27.50

*Payment will be taken on Potential Plus UK’s Events Store

Join Potential Plus UK for a Fun Fundraising Festival for Curious Minds!

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We have some great sessions planned for all the family including:

Family Quiz Night with Channel 4's Frank Paul

Sport: A Shortcut to Success with Gold Medal Paralympian Danielle Brown MBE

Rich Routes to Reading and Writing with Bob Cox

Leadership in the Face of Adversity with Ben Ramsden

The Philosophy of Farting with Philosophy Man's Jason Buckley

Online Chess Tournaments and Lego Challenges

Video Sessions

Can’t make a session? No problem. We will be recording many of our live webinars so that you can catch up with them at a later date.

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Fantastic sessions for each age group every day – include:

Illustrate your Own Book; Words, Characters, Action - Roald Dahl drama; Super Story Session; Great Construction Challenge...

Meet the Orchestra; The Great Construction Challenge; Castaway Science; Skills Builder; Words, Characters, Action!...

A Mathematical Treasure Hunt; Castaway Science; Being Me - More than DME; Brillder; How Aeroplanes Fly...

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Listen to helpful webinars and discuss and debate with other parents over the challenges and joys of raising children with high learning potential (gifted/more able).  Sessions include:

Home Education - the law, the future and the day-to-day

Raising Well-Rounded Children

Starting at a New School

Supporting Your Child with Dual or Multiple Exceptionality (DME)

Supporting Our Children to Get in Charge of their Emotional Reactions - Simone de Hoogh from Powerwood

Facebook Festival Community

Join us during the festival on a dedicated Facebook group

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Festival Schedule

Wednesday 16th February – Wednesday 23rd February

Sort events by clicking on the relevant tab

Log into the Festival Noticeboard each day to find the Zoom link for that day
and previous session videos.

Wed 16th Feb

Thurs 17th Feb

Fri 18 Feb

Sat 19 Feb

Sun 20 Feb

Mon 21 Feb

Tues 22nd Feb

Wed 23rd Feb

No events available!

Meet the Presenters

Danielle Brown

Session Presenter

Frank Paul

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Simone de Hoogh

Session Presenter

Jonathan Hare

Session Presenter

Liz Million

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Tom Briggs

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Articles and Activity Blogs

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Meet 4½ year old Lily-Mae. Her reading age is 9, her favourite shape is a dodecagon and she thinks that the periodic table is really cool. However, this bright curious, happy, confident child is struggling at school. Discover more about her frustrations with handwriting and asynchronous development and how Potential Plus UK helped her by visiting Lily-Mae’s Story

Potential Plus UK has been there for 55 years, helping families deal with the issues that arise from children having high learning potential (being bright, gifted, more able, most able).

This festival is a fundraising event to help Potential Plus UK to continue supporting thousands of children and their families each year.

Please consider a small donation to Potential Plus UK and help us to continue our work (the donation form will open on Potential Plus UK’s main website).

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vPlus Festival 2022