Supporting Pupils in the Early Stages of Acquiring English

  • 16th Mar 2022
  • Multiple
  • EAL
  • Spaces
  • Primary
  • Leadership, Curriculum
  • Lunch Not Included
  • Refreshments Not Included
  • Non-members From £80.00
    Partner Schools Save 50%
    Affiliate Schools Save 25%

This course covers effective classroom strategies on the journey from survival language to subject language.

In addition, it clarifies what kind of progress we should expect as pupils with English as additional language start to acquire academic language skills.

About the Programme Leader

The EAL Academy - school improvement specialists and leaders in the fields of academic literacy, ethnic minority achievement and English as an additional language

Catherine Brennan has worked as an Ethnic Minority Achievement advisor and EAL trainer in London, Bristol and surrounding areas for over 20 years, right across the age range from the EYFS to Key Stage 4. More recently, she has facilitated training and provided consultancy across England, with online teaching expertise developed since 2018.

Through partnership work with school leaders, teaching practitioners, BAME pupils and their families, she has successfully developed inclusive practice to enhance outcomes in terms of pupil wellbeing, progress and attainment.

Catherine is experienced in supporting access to the curriculum for EAL pupils who are new to English as well as Advanced Bilingual Learners; she also has a specific interest in the induction and education of asylum seeking and refugee pupils.

Catherine is based in Bristol and is also the founder of Better Bilingual CIC.Brennan

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16th Mar 2022
09:15am - 11:00am