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This branch provides useful websites for Black and Minority Ethnic parents including Gypsy, Roma and Traveller.
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.

Description and link
Black, Ethnic Minority, Refugee, Asylum Seekers, Traveller Parent Information about supporting children in education
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.

Bookstart supports you to enjoy books with your child from as early an age as possible. 

Bookstart supports you to enjoy books with your child from as early an age as possible.

Bookstart for dual languages
If you speak English as a second language then you are entitled to free dual language books
Bringing Communities Together
North Somerset registered not for profit organisation, develops and delivers short tailor made learning programmes, activities and events for families and the wider community. Has information about English language (ESOL) courses in North Somerset

EAL Resources and Advice from the British Council

​EAL Nexus has free teacher resources for primary and secondary scools, also has information for learners and parents

English Education System  Translated information about the English education system in; Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Portuguese, Russian, Tagalog – the list of documents does not appear in alphabetic order so you need to scroll down to near the bottom of the page.
Friends Families and Travellers Seeks to end racism and discrimination against Gypsies and Travellers and to protect the right to pursue a nomadic way of life, has information, advice and resources for families and schools

Global Curriculum
Classroom activities and a children's area, has Literacy and Numeracy resources to promote global perspectives, includes activities for other areas of the curriculum

Information for parents of children with EAL   Milton Keynes parent information including: the English education system, supporting your child with your first language, supplementary schools   
Maths Vocabulary Translated into 26 languages
Key Maths terms in:  Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Burmese, Chinese simplified and traditional, Czech, Dutch, French, Hatian Creole, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tibetan, Ukranian, Urdu.
Refugee Council
Information for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in many languages includes information about education
Standard Letters for parents translated - Dingle Granby Toxteth
Has standard letters sent by schools to  parents translated into many community languages
Talk to your baby
Encouraging parents and carers to talk more to children from birth to three.  Talk To Your Baby has produced a series of quick tips for parents and practitioners to help children develop good talking and listening skills. Each sheet is available bilingually in thirteen languages.