The Government is committed to supporting pupils for whom English is not a first language. In this section you'll find resources regarding the Department’s strategy for supporting pupils with English as an additional language (EAL), including case studies and useful publications.
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Training material for assessing EAL.
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These materials aim to support schools working with newly arrived isolated learners of English as an additional language.
This pack, for children in years 2 to 6, addresses the needs of advanced English as an additional language learners in developing writing.
Guidance for practitioners in the early years foundation stage.
Primary EAL material
NALDIC works for pupils with English as an additional language. It provides a voice for the profession, promotes the development of policy and research, and provides publications, forums and conferences.
The Ofsted Good Practice website includes two case studies on raising the attainment of pupils with English as an Additional Language, published in April and May 2011.