EAL Area 5

Ensure effective initial assessment of cognitive and linguistic ability underpins provision.

FAQs

1. How do I assess an EAL child?

– Take a look at the s levels document in the useful documents section (below).

2. What processes & materials should be used to assess the linguistic ability of newly arrived students & over what time scale?

– Ensure EAL pupils are also observed in situations where they are comfortable.

– Take a look at the First 6 weeks document in the useful documents section (below).

– Take a look at the s levels document in the useful documents section (below).

3. What processes & materials should be used to assess the cognitive ability of newly arrived students & over what time scale?

– Engage EAL pupils in conversation on a topic they are interested in

– Take a look at the s levels document in the useful documents section (below).

– Take a look at the First 6 weeks document in the useful documents section (below).

– Ensure EAL pupil are also observed in situations where they are comfortable.

Useful Documents