To create a truly inclusive learning environment, teachers must provide for pupils with EAL, learning and sensory difficulties. Use the resources below to ensure bespoke provision for all pupils in the mainstream classroom.
The legacy proficiency in English codes are still a valuable tool for classroom teachers, even if the information is no longer collected by the DfE. Diane Leedham explains what they mean, how to use them and where to access further resources
Learning English as an additional language isn't a special need but a percentage of EAL learners will be both EAL and SEND. Effective diagnosis can be a challenge, particularly in the early stages of English proficiency. Dr Anne Margaret Smith gives guidance
Identifying students who are underachieving is easy, but the challenge is doing something about it. David Roberts and Adele Hulton discuss their work on raising achievement at Middleton Technology School, Rochdale
Ofsted’s annual report reminds us that the achievement gap for disadvantaged secondary school pupils is barely closing. We hear from David Boyle, principal, about how Dunraven school is making a difference