Faith in Everyone to Shine Brightly
College Road, Purton, Wiltshire, SN5 4AR
EAL LEAD: Anne Cuthbert
LINK GOVERNOR: Sam Lenders
deɛ ɛyɛ hann Świeć jasno brilhar vivamente 明るく輝きます 闪闪发光 jasně zářit ప్రకాశవంతంగా ప్రకాశిస్తుంది
hell scheinen brillar fel schijnen چمک तेज चमक jasně zářit straluceste puternic
بدرخشید Leeraay weex উজ্জ্বলভাবে চকমক कोंकणी klere klere
‘Faith in Everyone to Shine Brightly’
At St Mary's we use class a pupil as using EAL if ‘they are exposed to a language at home that is known or believed to be other than English'. We are usually made aware of this through admission data provided by the pupil's carer(s).
At St Mary's we are proud of the linguistic and cultural diversity in our school and believe that effective teaching and learning using EAL happens through our approach to, and delivery of, the National Curriculum. We intend to provide pupils with EAL with the support that they need to achieve their potential and make good progress.
At St Mary's all teachers understand that Quality First Teaching is the first step in ensuring EAL learners make progress inline with their peers. This is monitored regularly as part of our robust programme, feeds into staff training and is reported back to a linked governor.
At St Mary's Primary either on arrival to the school or throughout children’s time at our school we:
Useful Webpages and Links for parents and carers:
The Bell Foundation provides lots of support, including Home Learning guidance and advice.
Language Learning Games in over 70 languages here
Click on the image below to find stories in 31 different languages: