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Fairfields Primary School

My child is new to English

At Fairfields, we celebrate the diverse range of cultures, languages and religions represented by our pupils, their families and communities. We hope that you find the resources and information available useful to support EAL learners in your classroom. If you come across a useful website or content please let us know. The content on these pages is updated as often as possible, so please visit regularly, and bookmark those that particularly interest you.

EAL Resources

The following sections have links, 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.

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

 

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

 

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  

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.
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.