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English Additional Language (EAL)

Children with English as an Additional Language

At Stopsley Community Primary School and Nursery all children with English as an additional language (EAL) are taught in an inclusive and stimulating environment. Class teachers are prepared with a range of strategies to ensure children are able to learn and access all areas of the curriculum. The children work within the class to have the opportunity to socialise and interact with their peers supporting them in learning English. Children who are new to English have access to an EAL app called 'Flash Academy'. This gives children the opportunity to learn basic English skills to support them with their learning and everyday life.

What can you do to support your child?

  • Explore lots of different books in both their home language and in English
  • Practise reading and writing key words ( dowload a copy of the HFW words below)
  • Spend time exploring numbers and the way they work (take a look at the maths section on our website)
  • Play lots of different word games 

Please take a look at the websites below to support your understanding of learning English as well as encouraging your child...