Community Village

A list of questions for a bilingual support partner to use when supporting families.
A template for reflection on the quality of your provision and next steps.
An initial Maths assessment for EAL pupils to identify gaps in learning.
A useful checklist for before and during your parents' meetings.
A personal mistakes profile template for marking and giving learners feedback on their written work.
An image-based vocabulary booklet for teaching some key maths vocabulary.
Plan collaboratively with your subject-specific colleagues to gain overviews and multi-subject links.
A simple marking code for marking the work of lower-ability groups of EAL learners, which both you and your learners can quickly understand.
This resource includes a class language survey that can be used with your learners to gather information about the languages spoken in their class and how they are used with different people.
An English Language Learning Diary with blank pages to add in your own topics.
Leveled activity bank for non-fiction text engagement, using Bloom's Taxonomy ladders.
Instructions and examples for remote games to engage learners during remote lessons.
This resource includes an activity to hook your secondary school learners into a writing lesson, using a storyboard.
Scaffolded flashcards to lead learners in steps from speaking and listening to writing. Topic: Adjectives
A list of story-telling stages with suggested ideas to excite your learners.
An EAL Welcome Book which can be customised to suit your and your learner's needs and circumstances.
A resource containing a number of fun game activities for your EAL and multilingual learners
Scaffolded flashcards to lead learners in steps from speaking and listening to writing. Topic: Adverbs
Questions and substitution tables to prepare learners for Science lessons.
A reading comprehension resource about rainforests, including flashcards, gap fills and more.
A resource containing useful suggestions and links to articles and resources for welcoming and supporting Ukrainian learners.
Scaffolded flashcards to lead learners in steps from speaking and listening to writing. Topic: Conjunctions because and so
List of games to help young learners practise speaking, listening, reading and writing.
This resource includes substitution tables and flashcards on the EURO 2020 football league that is going to start on 11th June 2021. Teach your learners about player positions and participating countries with our flashcards, and let them express their views on who will win using our simple and expanded sentence creators.
This questionnaire can be given to students before their transition to their new school or can be used by teachers in a first meeting interview. There are also activity ideas for the old and new school to make transitioning easier.
Key questions that parents can ask their children in their home language to aid learning.
Scaffolded flashcards to lead learners in steps from speaking and listening to writing. Topic: Personal pronouns
EAL learning record to track the strategic use of flashcards.
This resource includes a summer learning pack which will give pupils fun, collaborative and sociable ways of continuing to practise their speaking, listening, reading and writing during the summer break period.
A printable behaviour for learning chart with space for translation.
Ideas for parents who are supporting a child attending a new school.
Scaffolded flashcards to lead learners in steps from speaking and listening to writing. Topic: Basic verbs
Scaffolded flashcards to lead learners in steps from speaking and listening to writing. Topic: Feelings
Tricky word learning activities for younger learners (easily adapted for older learners).
Instructions and resources for a collaborative role-play activity with EAL learners in class.
A graphic organiser template for a report text that can be used in a number of different ways.
A scheme of work for providing new-to-English learners with survival language and curriculum content.
Scaffolded flashcards to lead learners in steps from speaking and listening to writing. Topic: Classroom instructions
A wordlist of the first 2,000 high frequency words.
A list of recommended books for young EAL learners.
A useful tool to act as a prompt for your learners as they seek out books to ignite their passion for reading.
Printable flashcards for learning phonics tricky words.
Vocabulary for hygiene, infection and cleanliness, using an instructional genre.
A table and template with four useful note-taking strategies.
A fun activity to introduce new arrivals or to start the school year. It can be used throughout the year to scaffold learning.
Scaffolded flashcards to teach learners about Queen Elizabeth II.
An ideas checklist of tried and tested ways to motivate your learners.
Text-based deconstruction and reconstruction activities for learners. Topic: Hygiene.
A series of question starters and responses for dialogic teaching that you might want to print off and refer to when planning lessons.
A frame for comparing a learner's home language with English. It can be used in order to incorporate the use of the home language within the classroom or to promote bilingualism.
Scaffolded flashcards to teach learners about the life of Queen Elizabeth II.
Learners will use language structures based around the language of self-assessment. The learner will be introduced to a sliding scale of vocabulary to communicate how much of the lesson or part of the lesson they understood.
A guide for teachers and assisting adults to achieve effective EAL support in the classroom.
A planning template for a CLIL (content and language integrated learning) lesson with an example on how it can be used.
Scaffolded flashcards and activities to lead learners in steps from speaking and listening to writing. Topic: Learning to learn
Scaffolded flashcards to teach learners about King Charles III.
Flashcards and substitution tables for learning vocabulary and structures related to healthy eating.
Essentials on how to create a language learning environment in your classroom.
Practical strategies to help you to promote the use of mother tongue in your classroom.
An EAL Wellbeing Resource that introduces EAL learners to the vocabulary and language structures they need to understand and talk about their feelings, and importantly, to access support. It covers simple mental health vocabulary and communication techniques.
Scaffolded flashcards to teach learners about the coronation process.
This game introduces children, in a fun way, to a variety of languages.
A chart to record learner behaviours and their frequency.
A learner resource making use of simple vocabulary and language structures to tell an engaging story of two penguins and their new friend. Linked activities focus on the vocabulary of ‘feelings’ to explore the story and expand the learner’s knowledge of sentence structures. There are beginner, intermediate, advanced and extension activities, along with a full flashcard set.
A useful template to complete a school language profile.
A resource all about Mary Seacole, the Jamaican Florence Nightingale. Includes flashcards, an early literacy activity and reading comprehension and fluency activities.
A home-learning minibeasts project for primary pupils.
Phonics tricky word assessment for phases 2 to 5.
A quick professional development activity that can be completed with your colleagues, overing three common text types. It asks teachers to match a text type to the function of the text type, and gives an example of that text type and its language features.
A useful template to guide a new arrival and their mentor through the first few weeks in a new environment.
A collaborative, group-focused, role-play activity for learning subject-specific vocabulary.
A useful proforma to record the progress of your EAL pupils.
Examples about how to consider elements of EAL pedagogy when planning lessons for the topic of ‘online English’, including vocabulary and language structure flashcards.
Survival language helpers designed for primary learners that help them understand the language of making friends and classroom instructions.
Let your learners build friendships with this snakes and ladders variation!