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.

 

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Well, Glastonbury may be cancelled again this year, but fate has thrown a curveball, richly providing for our high potential little (and not so little!) ones and a festival of fun forged entirely for our outlying offspring is free, fully accessible, and finally here! Oh, and the toilets are much better, too…...

Children who have high learning potential, (gifted/more able) combined with a special educational need or disability are often described as having Dual or Multiple Exceptionality (DME). Children with this profile have their own distinct challenges and need extra support from family and teachers. Find out more about Dual or Multiple Exceptionality in this Potential Plus UK webinar which ran on February 3rd....

Our kids have a thirst for knowledge.  As parents, we do everything we can to get them to a well so that they can drink deeply. Sometimes, we need to do more than that; we need to give them ways to find that well themselves. Got-A-Head® discusses introducing children and parents to some of the learning tools they have developed....

Potential Plus UK have been offering a variety of online sessions and courses for free to children, young people and their parents., thanks to funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by the National Lottery Community Fund. It is also funding our first ever online vPlus Festival, taking place on 15-26 February. Here we give a flavour of our online project with three vignettes from the vPlus Community young people’s sessions. ...

A Thunk is a simple question about everyday things designed to stop you in your tracks and to help you to look at the world in a completely different way. Thunks help individuals to develop philosophical thinking, confidence in their own opinions and the ability to listen to others, through open-ended questions where there are no right or wrong answers....

Do you have a hankering for wizarding powers? Do you love to learn about potions? What would be your favourite class at Hogwarts? What magical objects would you like to own? If your child loves everything Harry Potter and would relish themed learning activities, check out our list of magical fun that will inspire any Harry, Ron or Hermione fan!...