Gifted and Talented Programme

Gifted and Talented Programme at Ellen Wilkinson

The Inspire programme – Oxford University:

Through the St John’s Inspire Programme, we want to encourage all pupils with exceptional promise to aim high, to stretch themselves academically and to be confident in making well-founded applications to a top university like Oxford.

-Inspire Scholar programme for Year 9   

-Inspire Scholar programme for Year 10

-Inspire Scholar programme for Year 11

-Inspire Scholar programme for Year 12

-Inspire Scholar programme for Year 13

Year 12 subject specific study days –Oxford University :

Study Days at Oxford University offer high-achieving Year 12 students at non-selective state schools an opportunity to experience higher level study in their chosen subject. Subjects include:

  • Geography
  • Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Maths and Computer Science Study Day
  • Modern Languages
  • Chemistry

The year 10 and 11 Target Oxbridge programme- Cambridge University and Oxford University :

The Target Oxbridge Year 10 programme provides students of Black African and Caribbean heritage in Year 10 and Year 11 with an insight into life as an Oxbridge student and how to prepare to make an Oxbridge application. It also provides students with an insight into the A Level subject combinations that will enable them to study the subjects they are interested in at university.

Ma*ths programme – Imperial College:

This programme supports A-levels Mathematics students who are considering studying a maths-related degree at university.

Chess Master Classes with Mr Lorin D’Costa IM, England Women’s International Chess Coach and founder of charity ‘She Plays To Win’.

National Secondary Girls School online and Face-to-Face chess tournaments at Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls with ‘She Plays To Win’.

National Secondary School online Chess tournamentsThe English Chess Federation

UK Maths Challenges: United Kingdom Mathematics Trust :


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