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I see two options: acceleration or enrichment. Middle school is the time when acceleration becomes possible, at least in most U.S. schools. So, instead of Math 6 he would be taking Math 6/7, instead of Math 7 he would be taking Math 7/8, and instead of Math 8 he would be taking Algebra I or HS Math I in districts that have switched to integrated math. ...


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I think there is a benefit to having alternate, conflicting answers to soft questions like this. My take is to keep going with the kid. Just ask for him to go with the kids a couple grades higher, when doing math. If they don't have that because of the grade structure, than have him be independent study for a period (or see if high school is near the ...


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Since you are in the UK, I have a few specific suggestions below. I agree with existing answers and comments that there is little benefit in rapid acceleration. The Royal Institution hosts mathematics masterclasses in some areas. See https://www.rigb.org/education/masterclasses for more information. Sometimes the sessions are for students in specific age ...


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I would avoid accelerating any further. Be aware though that even without acceleration a talented child will have taught themselves or be able to infer without being taught much of the syllabus. The problem withh acceleration is that while it exposes the child to new material it doesn't necessarily provide intellectual challenge. A very bright child wil ...


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