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NEW ARRIVALS. Meeting their needs in school. A CIRCLE PRESENTATION FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS. What are the needs of newly arrived EAL pupils?. To be made welcome To feel safe and secure To find their way without getting lost To have someone to turn to To make friends To learn English - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<ul><li><p>A CIRCLE PRESENTATION FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS</p></li><li><p>What are the needs of newly arrived EAL pupils?To be made welcomeTo feel safe and secureTo find their way without getting lostTo have someone to turn toTo make friendsTo learn EnglishTo follow the National Curriculum</p></li><li><p>Suggestions for the first early days in school Pupils can spend useful time just listening, getting accustomed to the sounds of English, gradually picking up new words CIRCLE staff talk to tutor group Gradual introduction to timetable ICT English learning programmes Workbooks for lessons when they cant access curriculum Bilingual notebook</p></li><li><p>How can the school meet the needs of newly arrived pupils?School induction process for new pupilsPlacing pupils in appropriate year, class, setPeer support, Study Buddy SchemeSixth form, volunteer, LSW support, mentoringEnglish tuitionInclusion in mainstream lessons (teaching strategies, differentiated work)</p></li><li><p>How can CIRCLE support the school in meeting the needs of newly arrived pupils?SupportAgreementResourcesAdvice toMainstreamstaffStudySchemesInformationBookletsInitialAssessmentOf EnglishEnglishTeaching</p></li><li><p>Information booklets from CIRCLE which will answer many questions about EAL pupils What do I do with a pupil who speaks no English? H.E.L.P. (How to elicit language from pupils) How long does it take to learn English? The Growth of Language What will pupils be able to do in my lesson? Advice to subject teachers (A4 Sheet)</p></li><li><p>Resources available from CIRCLE Language Packages I &amp; II Family Partnership Book scheme Lets write a book scheme multimedia &amp; multilingual book project bilingual dictionaries and resources advice on CD ROMs and ICT resources reading schemes and CD ROMs visual aids (posters, games, flash-cards) workbooks, textbooks, worksheets, reading &amp; audio-books Gloucester and Gloucestershire library resources</p></li><li><p>Recognizing the additional needs of EAL pupils refugees and pupils seeking asylum/unaccompanied children cultural and/or religious differences differences in educational systems differences in script of first language lack of school experience non-literate in first language SEN as well as EAL emotional &amp; social needsPupils may have additional needs because:</p></li><li><p>Meeting the additional needs of EAL pupils refugee information pack, resources &amp; INSET from CIRCLE community contacts school uniform - girls may need to wear headscarves, long- sleeved shirts, appropriate PE/swimming kit pupils may need prayer facilities for Ramadan, etc maintaining bilingualism, celebrating festivals &amp; cultural diversity, bilingual books strategies for inclusion of non-literate pupils access and training in ICT</p></li><li><p>What about exams? additional GCSEs in own first language/s rules for SATs disapplication, extra time, etc Pitmans ESOL exams ICT qualifications (CLAIT) alternative exams for late arrivals/ pupils with little previous schooling (AEB Achievement in literacy/ numeracy, Welsh Board English exams) work experience CIRCLE achievements booklet</p></li><li><p>What Next?If you need any advice or help in arranging an INSET: Contact CIRCLE on: 01452 427261</p><p>Comment on Assessments - study schemes, study buddy, family partnership, bilingual books, enrichment week, etc. </p></li></ul>


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