Gifted & Talented

Gifted and Talented

Within our inclusive curriculum framework, provision is made for individual talents, challenging the most able individuals to fulfil their potential by offering extra stimulating and appropriate qualification opportunities.

The Spires Academy Gifted and Talented programme is focused on supporting our students develop a wide range of Talents and Academic potential.  There are a wide range of activities and trips, including a weekly Maths, English and Science club.

Our partnership with Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School provides opportunities for our staff and students to work together on a variety of projects. For example, our students have participated jointly in activities such as; a collaboration on an Art Mural at Reculver, debating in Yr 8 and a 3 day Work Related Learning Course run at SLGGS, which engaged students in a Forensic Science Challenge.

Our Sport Academies enable students demonstrating talent in a wide range of sports to receive specialist tuition from professional coaches and external clubs.  The current sporting offer includes:


  • Cricket
  • Golf
  • Football
  • Equestrian
  • Gymnastics
  • Cheerleading
  • Dance