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EAL Resources

This page has links and downloadable information and resources for various languages which we hope you will find useful. This list will be will be updated as often as possible, so please visit regularly. Such resources are owned by their respective copyrights and Fairfields Primary School does not lay claim to any material externally produced. Nor do we have any responsibility for the content of these linked websites. We do regularly check these links for appropriateness, but if you find any link or content which causes you concern, please contact us immediately.


General Information for helping new EAL pupils and their families

Helpful information Useful information for teachers and carers to help them prepare for the new EAL pupils first day at school.
Good Practice tips Good practice tips for for teachers and carers to help them prepare for a new EAL pupil.
Welcoming Families to the School Tips for welcoming EAL families to your school.
What to tell parents on the first day Advice on what to tell parents of an EAL pupil on their first day at your school.
New arrival questionnaire Questionnaire to assess how well a new EAL pupil is settling into their new school.
EAL Welcome Pack Booklet from Devon County Council providing information and practical help for the class teacher or subject teacher and other school staff when a pupil arrives with little or no English.

Multi-language Academic Subject Signs and Posters

Maths Sign Multi language maths sign
Science Sign Multi language science sign
History Sign Multi language history sign from SchoolLinks
Geography Sign Multi language geography sign from SchoolLinks
Writing Area Sign Multi language writing area sign from SchoolLinks
Sand & Water Sign Multi language sand & water sign from SchoolLinks
Data Handling Posters Data handling posters from SchoolLinks
Measures Posters Maths measures posters

Support and WorkSheets

Coloured Shape Sequences Coloured shape sequences
Feelings - Photos & Words Feelings - photos & words worksheet
Instruction Writing Support Instruction Writing Support Sheet
Persuasive Writing Support Persuasive Writing Support Sheet
Visual Timetable Timetable cards for the classroom
Playscript Writing Support Playscript writing support sheet
Non Chronological Report Writing Support Non chronological report writing support sheet
Recount Writing Support Recount writing support sheet
Story Writing Support Story writing support sheet

EAL Websites

These links are to external websites with online and downloadable resources. Such resources are owned by their respective copyrights and Fairfields Primary School does not lay claim to any material externally produced. Nor do we have any responsibility for the content of these linked websites. We do regularly check these links for appropriateness, but if you find any link or content which causes you concern, please contact us immediately.

Newbury Park Primary School An amazing website which includes resources packs which are free and downloadable for a choice of languages. A great starting point for resources in a particular language. Also includes sound and video clips to teach your class a particular language.
SchoolsLinks Dual language signs for the classroom.
EMA Online EMA Online is a collection of over 530 resources and web links. You can search for materials for a particular key stage, language or subject.
Google Translate Translation tool. Immediate translation of words and phrases into many different languages.
Babelfish Translation tool. Immediate translation of words and phrases into many different languages.
Dingle Granby Toxteth Translated school letters home in 31 languages by Dingle Granby Toxteth.
MES English A very useful resource for teachers of young learners. Free flashcards, printable worksheets and handouts to match, phonics worksheets, printable ESL games, a printable project library, printable certificates, stickers to print  and other activities all ready for printing.

EAL Spellings

These words are all very important words that the children need to learn how to spell. Please practise these using the read, cover, write check method for at least 5 nights. Join up your writing if you can.

Animals Body parts Body parts 2
Classroom objects Colours Days of the week
Farm Food Kitchen items
Objects outside Times of the year Toys
Transport Verbs Verbs 2
Verbs 3 Verbs 4  

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