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Gifted & Talented

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Research released today by Dorling Kindersley’s Eyewitness Guides (19 July 2007) reveals that in some subjects children in the UK know more than their parents and in many others they are neck and neck.

 

Who’s the smartest in your family? 

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Mensa's Gifted Child Consultant Lyn Allcock (pictured right) has come up with nine great ideas for parents to help their children get the most enjoyment out of learning

 

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Mensa learns that Rastrick Independent School in West Yorkshire has just announced the availability of scholarships for gifted and talented boys and girls aged between five and 15, for the term beginning September 2007.

Scholarships will be offered to:

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Mensa's Gifted Child Consultant, Lyn Allcock, took part in a Radio 4 discussion on schools' provision for gifted and talented pupils. The programme, Learning Curve, can be accessed via the BBC's 'listen again' feature by clicking here.

Lyn Allcock is Mensa's spokesman on gifted child issues and is working extensively to help the society develop its Gifted and Talented Support Programme.

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