This branch gives guidance on working with pupils new to English, downloadable teaching materials, and specialist information on Refugee and Asylum Seekers.
Documents created before September 2011 will refer to EMAS or ACTES. Services have been reorganised and addresses will have changed. Contact your local authority for details of their support services.
http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/beginners/programmes.htmDeveloped by the Slough RARA to assist schools in supporting pupils who are new to English
http://tmwintk.realhistories.org.uk/The Runnymede Trust designed Tell Me What I Need to Know to help parents, particularly those from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Refugee, Asylum-seeking and Traveller communities to support their children’s education more confidently and effectively.
An EAL and diversity websites with resources for pupils in many languages: Chinese, Czech, German, Hungarian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovakian, Spanish, Thaihttp://www.bfinclusion.org.uk/
http://www.collaborativelearning.org A highly recommend website, collaborative group work is an excellent way to support pupils with EAL, there are numerous resources across all phases and across the curriculum
http://www.grafixdesign.net/www.sig.co.uk/linguistic.htmlThe London SIG Bilingualism have complied resources in Arabic, Gujarati, Portuguese, Somali, Tamil and Polish illustrating the language and phonetic structures each language uses and information about culture, religion, lifestyle and also some useful expressions.
http://www.naldic.org.uk/docs/resources/faq.cfmThe NALDIC FAQs series is as set of 10 downloadable podcasts covering typical questions related to catering for the needs of EAL learners. The podcasts will particularly help:trainee teachers to meet TDA standards on the way to QTSNQTs and class teachers develop pedagogy and practiceEAL staff build capacity in schools through the use of quality training resources
http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20110809101133/http://www.nsonline.org.uk/search/inclusion/results/nav:45994Achived National Strategies advice on new arrivals
http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/BBC and British Council website for teachers of English as a Foreign Language.
http://www.the-treasure-box.co.uk/Pages/FreeResources.aspxIncludes a collection of commonly used words and phrases in a variety of languages, Islamic craft activity booklets, language jigsaw puzzles and AfL resources.
http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/beginners/step_1.htmVery good site featuring strategies, online and downloadable resources, and assessment materials for newly arrived bilingual pupils.
http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/For young children to learn English through free online games, songs, stories and activities.
http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/Free games, videos, images online activities for teengers to learn English.
Resources for supporting New Arrivals including fans for daily activities, everyday school vocabulary, literacy development and images for creating visual timetables.
EAL Nexus has free teacher resources for primary and secondary scools, also has information for learners and parents https://eal.britishcouncil.org/free-resources-teachers