EAL (English as an Additional Language) department provides support for students that are Newly Arrived in the UK , who often have no prior knowledge of English , or whose English literacy skills are limited .
Edexcel ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) qualifications have been developed to give EAL learners the opportunity to:
Students take an exam to complete the following skills:
By doing the EDEXCEL ESOL qualification students improve their English language skills, develop as independent learners and acquire knowledge and transferable skills that are invaluable in making progress across the curriculum.
Many EAL KS3 and KS 4 students also attend afterschool EAL support club on Mondays when they have the chance to ask for help and support with their homework. The club also offers extra opportunities for EAL students to experience English through interactive games and activities.
All EAL students are given access to the Linguascope website, this provides them with tools to improve their English Language skills.
We encourage students and parents to use this website to improve their English skills.
Please ask Mrs Doyle for the password.
Please click here to access Linguascope