In our nursery the teaching and learning achievement, attitudes and well-being of all our children are important. We encourage all our children to achieve the highest possible standards. We do this through taking account of each child’s life experiences and needs.
A number of our children have particular learning requirements, which are linked to their progress in learning English as an additional language.
Children who are learning English as an additional language have skills and knowledge about language similar to monolingual English-speaking children. Their ability to participate in the full curriculum may be in advance of their communicative skills in English.
Aims and Objectives
We promote the principles of fairness and justice for all through the care and education that we provide in our setting.
The aim of this policy is to help ensure that we meet the full range of needs for those children who are learning English as an additional language. This is in line with the requirements of the Race Relations Act 1976.
Teaching and learning style
In our setting teachers take action to help children who are learning English as an additional language by various means:
Developing their spoken English by:
Roles and Responsibilities:
All staff have responsibility for supporting and encouraging children to become fluent English speakers by:
All teachers have responsibility for:
Updated April 2019