We are a team of school improvement specialists, consultants and leaders in the fields of academic literacy, English as an additional language and ethnic minority achievement.

Where do you find good advice about new arrivals?

So if the law is clear that beginners in English need to be in mainstream classrooms in mainstream schools, what do we actually do with them? The first thing to...

  • Graham Smith
  • 11th September 2014

The Best Place For A Beginner Is…

Xian was a new arrival in Year 8 and as near to absolutely no English as you are ever likely to see. As the Head of EAL in a Newham...

  • Graham Smith
  • 5th August 2014
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