It’s a ‘like’: The IGGY networking site for smart pupils is a hit

* teenage girl using IGGY

A social networking site, described as a “thinking teenager’s Facebook”, that aims to prepare bright pupils for top universities, has attracted more than 2,500 members.

The site, called IGGY (the International Gateway for Gifted Youth), has been devised by academics at Warwick University.It challenges the nation’s brightest 13- to 18-year-olds with a series of questions and puzzles aimed at stretching their intelligence, as well as offering them the chance to network with each other. Membership is open to any pupil recommended by their teacher on the grounds of impressing them with their proven ability or potential.

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