The EAL Hub

A warm welcome back to another, forthcoming remarkable term full of exceptional learning and character building.

Our pupils’ and staff are passionate in all we do as to why we are a Birmingham EAL hub school, with a GOLD EAL Quality Mark to acknowledge just how inclusive, and adoring we are at Lea Forest to ensure every single child is able to find their remarkable!

We are proud to have an EAL Hub at Lea Forest. Our Hub is a literacy enriched environment that supports our EAL children learning survival, social, functional and academic language. These skills are learnt by specialised teaching and personalised learning through a wide range of real-life and engaging activities.

In the Hub, we always embrace every opportunity to strive and show our remarkable.

We love to share our learning with other educators, parents and carers - what fantastic fun we all had! Soon, we shall endeavour to resume this with online ESOL workshops - look out for the flyers!

At Lea Forest ‘The Learning Village’ is used with all pupils learning English to support and develop their language, enabling them to grow and succeed to be all they can and choose a remarkable life.

The Learning Village is an online teaching tool and learning aid for children who are learning English.

It is a progressive programme that allows children to learn vocabulary and sentence structures through the recognition of images, sight vocabulary and audio.


Want to know more?

If so, just follow us on Twitter or get in touch – we’re here to help! Search for @lea_forest_aet

Here are some useful websites with awesome free resources:

Don’t forget to check out the resources on our EAL page. These can be downloaded and adapted to vary the activity and learning.

EAL 12 June 2019 handout.pdf
EAL at LF staff nutshell.pdf
Lea Forest EAL POLICY July 2020.pdf
EAL - One page profile 2020.21.pdf

EAL Progression Map 2020-2021

EAL PROGRESSION MAP September 19.pdf

Updated January 2021