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EAL Academy Newsletter September 2021

This is our first newsletter of the new school year.  We are delighted to be to spending much more time in schools in person this term, but also maintaining our online offer....

  • Graham Smith
  • 8th September 2021

Flying the flag for Gold standard EAL provision in the City of Bristol

Located just to the east of Bristol city centre, Barton Hill Academy aspires to be a flagship school for high quality EAL provision in their Venturers Trust – and the...

  • Graham Smith
  • 31st August 2021

Congratulations to Chorlton High, the first secondary school to win the Gold EAL Quality Mark

The south Manchester suburb of Chorlton is home to this secondary school where just over one third of the students are EAL learners. Thirty-eight languages are spoken in the school,...

  • Graham Smith
  • 8th July 2021

EAL Academy Newsletter July 2021

This is our last newsletter before the summer break. While we have embraced Zoom and launched a new webinar series this year we were really pleased to begin visiting schools...

  • Rebecca Smith
  • 2nd July 2021

A Gold EAL Quality Mark for Clapham Terrace Primary School

Clapham Terrace Community Primary School and Nursery in Leamington Spa sits in the centre of the Old Town and has dedicated itself to being at the heart of that community....

  • Graham Smith
  • 28th June 2021

Gold EAL Quality Mark for North Ormesby Primary Academy in Middlesbrough

If you live in North Ormesby, you are three times less likely to have a degree level qualification than in the country as a whole. If you are an adult...

  • Graham Smith
  • 17th June 2021

The first international school to be awarded the Gold EAL Quality Mark

The International School @ ParkCity in Kuala Lumpur is the first international school to be awarded the EAL Quality Mark. It achieved a very well deserved Gold Award in testing...

  • Graham Smith
  • 26th May 2021

Valuing the community at Manor Court Community Primary School – Gold EAL Quality Mark success!

Welcomed by the bunting of international flags outside the school – and within it a group of multilingual parents singing the praises of Manor Court Community Primary School – there...

  • Graham Smith
  • 25th May 2021

EAL Academy Newsletter May 2021

In this newsletter – Review our list of recommended resources – Catch up on recordings of our recent webinars – Find out about updates to our online course catalogue –...

  • Rebecca Smith
  • 30th April 2021
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