EAL Aims

Aims of the EAL Department

  • To promote achievement in all areas of the curriculum
  • To promote integration in all aspects of school life
  • To celebrate cultural diversity
  • To develop links with the ethnic and wider community
  • To raise awareness of EAL issues across the curriculum
  • To expand the Extended Learning programme to include both EAL classes and minority language classes for students and their families

EAL (English as an Additional Language) Option  at Key Stage 4

  • This course is designed for pupils whose first language is not English.
  • It will cater for pupils new to the language as well as more advanced learners of English.
  • It will raise pupils’ level of English in all skill areas: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
  • It will help pupils improve attainment across all subjects