1st Edition

Meeting the Needs of Your Most Able Pupils: Mathematics

ISBN 9781843123286
Published November 26, 2007 by David Fulton Publishers
12 Pages

USD $66.95

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Book Description

Meeting the Needs of Your Most Able Pupils: Mathematics provides specific guidance on:

  • recognising high ability and potential
  • planning, differentiation, extension and enrichment in Mathematicss
  • teacher questioning skills
  • support for more able pupils with special educational needs (dyslexia, ADHD, sensory impairment)
  • homework
  • recording and assessment
  • beyond the classroom: visits, competitions, summer schools, masterclasses, links with universities, businesses and other organisations.

The book includes comprehensive appendices with linked resources available online that feature:

  • lesson plans and examples of activities
  • departmental procedures and action plans
  • identification strategies
  • guidance on auditing provision for more able pupils.

This book is an essential resource for secondary teachers, subject heads of departments, leading teachers for G&T Education (gifted and talented co-ordinators), SENCos and LA advisers.



Lynne McClure is an independent consultant in the field of mathematics education and G&T. She works with teachers and students in schools all over the UK and abroad as well as Warwick, Cambridge, Brookes and Edinburgh Universities. Lynne edits several maths and education journals.

Jennifer Piggott is a lecturer in Mathematics Enrichment and Communication Technology at Cambridge University. She is Director of the NRICH mathematics project and is part of the eastern region coordination team for the NCETM (National Centre for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics. Jennifer is an experienced mathematics and ICT teacher.