At St Anne’s Catholic Primary School we celebrate the fact that most of our children and families speak more than one language and we identify bilingualism as a strength and as a valuable contribution to our community. We also highlight the importance of home language and we encourage parents to support and develop the acquisition of their mother tongue at home.

We are proud to be a School Of Sanctuary and therefore we welcome everybody into our school, regardless their background. We acknowledge the importance of safety and well-being of our children in order to provide the best learning environment.

We encourage our EAL children to achieve the highest possible standards by taking account of each child’s individual life experiences and needs.

We take a whole school approach, including ethos, curriculum, education against racism and promoting language awareness.

In St Anne’s we collaboratively work with EMTAS to support the induction of newly arrived children.

ESOL Lessons for parents with Somali and Arabic translation

Download: ESOL L1 – With Translation [PDF]
Download: ESOL L2 – With Translation [PDF]
Download: ESOL L3 – With Translation [PDF]
Download: ESOL L4 – With Translation [PDF]
Download: ESOL L5 – With Translation [PDF]
Download: ESOL L6 – With Translation [PDF]

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