Whitworth Community High School
Regular use of increasingly challenging questions- AGT students exposed to challenging tasks in lessons. These often require them to apply knowledge to an unfamiliar situation.
Guided reading- Use of challenging texts which aims to stretch both knowledge and vocabulary in a supportive way.
Academic vocabulary- Encourage students to ‘speak and write like scientists’.
Recommended reading- students are encouraged to read a wide range of both fiction and non-fiction texts. Staff recommend texts to interested students.
Extracurricular activity- Students have the opportunity to visit events with scientific speakers to inspire and instil a greater understanding of subjects covered in class and beyond.AGT events students are invited to participate in STEM events.
Open Evening - Students are given the opportunity to take a leadership role in demonstrating to parents and other students.
Careers - Discuss further prospective careers and potential opportunities in university or industry whenever possible in lessons.
Hall Fold, Whitworth, Rossendale,
Lancashire, OL12 8TS