Inclusion and EAL

To identify and meet the learning needs of all vulnerable learners at Levenshulme High School and offer bespoke learning pathways to enable students to access the National Curriculum and achieve their full potential.

Head of Faculty

Ms L. Dooley (ldooley@levenshulmehigh.co.uk)


Subjects

  • English Additional Language
  • Intervention

English Additional Language (EAL)

Topics Covered

Key Stage 3 (Years 7 and 8):

  • Intervention based on individual needs
  • In-class support for children at the early stages of learning English

Key Stage 4 (Years 9, 10 and 11):

  • ESOL Entry 1 (Edexcel)
  • ESOL Entry 2 (Edexcel)
  • ESOL Entry 3 (Edexcel)

Units studied in Year 10:

  • What English Do You Know?
  • People and Places
  • You and Yours
  • Everyday Life
  • Loves and Hates
  • Getting From A to B
  • Eating and Drinking
  • Extraordinary Lives

Units studied in Year 11:

  • Fact or Fiction
  • Buying and Selling
  • Street Life
  • The World Around Us
  • A Weekend Away
  • Learning for the Future
  • Keeping in Touch
  • Going Places

Key Stage 3 Overview

EAL intervention for international new arrivals varies for the individual needs of each pupil.It requires pupils to develop their knowledge and structures in a range of settings which:

  • Are relevant and of interest to the students
  • Correspond to the pupil’s level of maturity
  • Reflect, and are appropriate to the culture and communities they have come from.
  • Relate to other areas of the curriculum, liaising with teaching staff.
  • raise attainment across all subjects
  • increase their confidence

Year 7 Overview

Includes in-class support for children at the early stages of learning English Intervention for international new arrivals is adapted to the specific needs of the pupil and may include:

  • Nice to Meet You
  • Around the World
  • Going Places
  • Around Town
  • Home and Family
  • Things You Do

Year 8 Overview

Includes in-class support for children at the early stages of learning English Intervention for international new arrivals is adapted to the specific needs of the pupil and may include:

  • Your Time
  • You Can Do It
  • Now and Then
  • Famous Lives
  • Travel

Or, units missed from the year 7 scheme learning.

Year 9 Overview

Includes in-class support for children at the early stages of learning English.

Intervention for international new arrivals is adapted to the specific needs of the pupil and will include units missed from the 7 and 8 scheme of learning


Intervention

Topics Covered

Key Stage 3 (Years 7 and 8):
Students with literacy and numeracy difficulties will be withdrawn from some mainstream lessons to develop basic skills so they are able to access the National Curriculum in mainstream lessons.

Key Stage 4 (Years 9, 10 and 11):
Students in year 9 with literacy and numeracy difficulties will be withdrawn from some mainstream lessons to develop basic skills so they are able to access the National Curriculum in mainstream lessons.

Y10 and 11 will be supported during free time to assist them in accessing the Key stage 4 curriculum.

Units studied in Year 10 and 11:

Pupils will be involved in some of the interventions listed as deemed applicable.

Interventions provided:

  • Lexia
  • Pre-Teach sessions
  • Maths support

Year 7 and 8 Overview

Pupils will be involved in some of the interventions listed as deemed applicable. Interventions provided:

Lexia

  • Lifeboat
  • Vocabulary building
  • Handwriting
  • Touch, Type, Read and and Spell
  • Maths Whizz
  • Literacy Planet
  • Learning Village
  • Year 9 Overview

    Pupils will be involved in some of the interventions listed as deemed applicable.

    Interventions provided:

    • Lexia
    • Lifeboat
    • Vocabulary building
    • Handwriting
    • Touch, Type, Read and and Spell
    • Maths Whizz
    • Literacy Planet
    • Learning Village

    Options offered at the end of Year 9

    • 601/3902/x Pearson Edexcel Entry Level Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life (Entry 1) (QCF)
    • 601/3899/3 Pearson Edexcel Entry Level Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life (Entry 2) (QCF)
    • 601/4301/0 Pearson Edexcel Entry Level Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life (Entry 3) (QCF)
    • No. of units (with weightings): 27 credits
    • No. of exams: qualifications offer a certificate-sized qualification at each level comprising 3 units:
      1. Writing
      2. Reading
      3. Speaking and Listening

    Edexcel ESOL qualifications support learners whose first language is not English. As they improve their communication skills, learners work towards fulfilling their potential in the workplace, in education and beyond. An Edexcel ESOL qualification is one of the best ways for learners to gain the skills that will allow them to progress. ESOL is available for students at Entry 1-3 in four skills Reading, writing, speaking and listening.

    • Gain a qualification that demonstrates our learners’ commitment to learning the English language
    • Help EAL students gain a qualification in English and raise their attainment across all subjects
    • By improving their English skills at school, students whose first language is not English stand a much better chance of achieving better all-round results
    • All modes of Edexcel ESOL are individually assessed by an externally set test paper that is marked internally and verified externally

    Quality Marks, Awards & Affiliations

    We strive for excellence and are very proud of our achievements and affiliations.

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