EAL & NtE Learners Programme

Do you want to improve provision for your EAL and NtE learners?

Well this programme is for you!!

Suitable for a range of roles within your school: School leaders, teachers and teaching assistants responsible for EAL teaching.

Course Leader: Tamara Rolfs, EAL Education Consultant and Experienced Headteacher

Each day 9am for 9.30 start, finishing at 3.30pm - Refreshments will be provided, however please bring your own lunch.

Package price:

£200 (for NEEDU @ the Hub members)

£250 (for those schools not in the NEEDU @ the Hub Package)

£100 per day if booked individually

For more information, please fill out the form at the bottom of the page and we will be in touch.


Key Stage 1 and Early Years EAL Package:

Turning Challenges into Opportunities


Day 1

Building bridges and breaking down barriers for your New to English children: Induction, working with parents and the physical environment.

·       Find out how to create a welcoming environment for new to English learners from the moment they walk in the door.

·       Develop your induction systems and learn how to make the most of the first contact with families.

·       Find out about different strategies to engage with EAL parents including those that are “hard to reach”.

·       Take away ideas to make your school environment one that values and celebrates cultural diversity.



Smart EAL leadership: Systems to enhance your EAL provision.

·       Find out what makes exemplary provision for EAL learners.

·       Focus on 4 key areas: leadership and management systems, teaching and learning, enabling environments and partnerships beyond the classroom.

·       Find out how to make data analysis work for you and your pupils.

·       Use a structured approach to evaluate your current EAL provision.

·       Use a school audit tool to identify needs and plan for improvement.



Teaching for impact and progress: Teaching strategies, assessing and tracking EAL learners for maximum impact.

·       Learn about the “5 Keys” to inclusive teaching for children who are new to English.

·       Find out about accelerating progress through targeted personalised support.

·       Look at different assessment systems for EAL children and decide which is best for your setting.

·       Look at ways of tracking the progress of EAL children in the Early Years and Key Stage 1. Learn how to use your analytical skills to inform school improvement priorities.


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