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English as an Additional Language (EAL)

 

At Westgate Primary School, we celebrate the fact that many of our children speak more than one language and acknowledge their ability to use a variety of community languages. In our school the teaching and learning, achievements, attitudes and well-being of all children are important. We encourage all children to achieve the highest possible standards. We do this through taking account of each child’s life experiences and needs.

A number of our children have particular learning and assessment requirements, which are linked to their progress in learning English as an Additional Language (EAL).

Approximately 13% of the children at Westgate Primary School have English as an Additional Language. There are seven other first languages spoken, including;

 

  • · Bengali
  • · Chinese
  • · German
  • · Lithuanian
  • · Polish
  • · Russian
  • · Tamil

Children who are learning English as an Additional Language have skills and knowledge about language similar to monolingual English-speaking children. Their ability to participate in the full curriculum may be in advance of their communicative skills in English.

 

Westgate Primary School English as an Additional Language (EAL) Policy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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