Gifted & Talented

Gifted and Talented Report 2017


Gifted and talented students at Edmonton School are those who demonstrate exceptional performance and flair in relation to their peers of the same age, or who have potential outstanding ability in one or more of the following areas:

  • General or specific academic aptitude
  • Creative ability
  • Leadership ability/social skills
  • Visual or performing arts, including cultural arts
  • Physical ability
  • Technological ability

As a multicultural school, we acknowledge the special abilities that our children may have within the cultural and spiritual domains.


Identification includes:

  • School checklist, syndicate and staff discussions
  • asTTle results / Running records / GLoSS/JAM/PAT/PAcT
  • Teacher knowledge / anecdotal evidence

It may also include :

  • Parent input
  • Student portfolios / products
  • School assessments
  • Peer nomination

Identification is inclusive, flexible, unobtrusive and seen as a natural part of the student's learning environment.

Edmonton Primary School
1 School Road
Te Atatu South
Auckland 0610
Ph: (09) 838 9318
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