February 15-26. The vPlus Festival is an online festival from Potential Plus UK, full of workshops, webinars and discussions for young people with enquiring minds, their families and schools.


Parents’ Fireside Chat – Staff and Trustees of Potential Plus UK

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Parents’ Fireside Chat – Staff and Trustees of Potential Plus UK

Parent Session, Weekend Session

An opportunity to meet other parents and some of the staff and trustees of Potential Plus UK, in a relaxed and informal setting, to chat about topics of interest.

Log into the festival website. The link to register for this event is on the noticeboard. Please indicate which topics you are interested in

Saturday Topics

  • Supporting children to manage their anxiety
  • Activity ideas for curious children
  • The world of high learning potential teenagers
  • Discussing high learning potential with schools
  • Developing social skills

Sunday Topics

  • How parents can support children’s mental health
  • Supporting children with remote learning
  • Dealing with difficult behaviour
  • Parenting bright neurodivergent children
  • Supporting hypersensitivities

Session Presenters

Steve Ramsey and Julie Taplin
Chair of Potential Plus UK Trustees, Steve Ramsden and Chief Executive Julie Taplin chatting at a Potential Plus UK event.

Potential Plus UK Staff and Trustees

Normally, at Potential Plus UK events, there is an opportunity to socialise with parents and meet Potential Plus UK staff and trustees. Join us online this year to discuss topics of interest in a relaxed, informal online gathering.

Event Hours(2)

  • Sat 20th Feb

    20.00 - 21.00

  • Sun 21st Feb

    20.00 - 21.00

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Potential Plus UK is a leading UK charity in the field of High Learning Potential (gifted/more able) and Dual or Multiple Exceptionality (gifted/more able + special educational need or disability). If you would like to find out more about how we support children and young people, their families and schools please see our parent website Potential Plus UK

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We are grateful to the Government for funding this festival free through the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund


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Please consider making a small donation to Potential Plus UK to help us to continue our work supporting young people, their families and schools. Potential Plus UK Donation Form

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