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.
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
Listening to what students themselves have to say about their education is an important part of high-quality G&T provision. Year 8 pupil, Beth Hancox outlines her thoughts on the qualities of a good teacher for gifted and talented students
It can be daunting and isolating for children with few English language skills to start a new school. Education writer Dorothy Lepkowska reports on a new programme designed to help them achieve their potential