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High Attainers

What is a High Attainer?

A high attainer is somebody who fits into one or more of these groups:

  • High Key Stage 2 attainment grades
    • Above 110 in the KS2 Scaled Score (years 7-8)
    • Above a level 5 (years 9-11)
  • A history of achieving high attainment grades in school assessments
  • Evidence of high attainment grades achieved in certain subjects
  • Identified as having a particular proclivity, curiosity or talent in certain subjects.

A high attainer is somebody who should be aiming to achieve the following:

  • To be a pillar of their community
    • In lessons
    • In their tutor group
    • In the school
  • A curious approach to their learning
  • An engaging outlook on all aspects of their education
  • The resilience to continually attempt their best and overcome educational challenges
  • Assessment grades of 7s, 8s and 9s
  • GCSE grades of 7s, 8s and 9s
  • An Attainment 8 score above 7
  • A level grades of A*s and As
  • Entry to a Russell Group university

What Ark Putney Academy do to stretch and challenge our high attainers

In lessons, students will be challenged to complete the stretch activities. Students are also encouraged to engage in the further reading and media enrichment list.

Outside of lessons, there are a number of incentives designed to stretch high attainers.

  • The Urban Scholars 
    • Students from Y9 - 6th form taking part in Moodys funded University engagment run through Brunel University
    • Workshops on school site across the year
    • One termly trip to University campus every Saturday
  • Project Oxbridge Y11-Y13
  • Project Healthcare -supporting students into Medicine
  • Mentoring
    • Twelve students a term
  • Putney High
    • Conferences
    • Guest speakers
    • Student exchange
  • St Pauls
    • Saturday school
    • Student experience
  • Ministry of Defence - Crisis Analysis Programme
  • Model United Nations
  • Young Enterprise - entrepeneur business workshops 
  • Department sign up