One of my projects this year


In my year 9 top set there is an incredibly capable mathematician who manages to sit in the top 5 results every assessment fairly easily. On the surface his progress and results are excellent, he should achieve an A* in year 11 without too many problems based on his undoubted ability. However behaviourally he is another matter entirely.

Due to his very high natural ability, challenging him is difficult a lot of the time as he can see the solution and, partly due to a difficult home life, he finds it difficult to behave in an agreeable manner with most other students in the class. He doesn’t behave in a greatly disruptive way in general, he isn’t challenging or particularly defiant, but the low level irritations are constant and he really struggles to maintain any level of attention and concentration on what he is doing. A lot of this is down to…

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