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Ethnic Minority & Traveller Achievement Service

We provide highly experienced staff to help you meet the needs of all pupils from the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) community, and pupils with English as an Additional Language (EAL).

Benefits

Our service:

  • Helps build positive family/school relationships through home school liaison
  • Helps you to close the attainment gap and ensure EAL and GRT pupils reach their maximum potential
  • Supports language and academic progress of EAL pupils
  • Develops your staff expertise and knowledge base 
  • Works across a range of agencies to assess and meet the needs of EAL/GRT-SEND pupils 

Why use us

Our multilingual and culturally fluent language development advisers and intervention specialists have extensive experience of working in schools to remove barriers to learning for EAL pupils.

Our specialist education workers provide effective  support and advice to help you meet the specific needs of GRT pupils and their families and improve outcomes for your setting.

Our Specialisms

  • New to English learners
  • EAL/SEND 
  • Advanced EAL
  • GRT pupils
  • Home-school liaison
  • Translating and interpreting

 

Meet the Team - EMTAS

 

Services you can purchase

EAL support provides a strategic and responsive approach to meet the needs of EAL learners at all stages of language acquisition. 

Supports quick integration of new to English pupils into mainstream school and advanced bilingual pupils receive EAL practice to promote acquisition of academic language. 

Types of activities include:

  • EAL assessments 
  • EAL SEND assessments 
  • Direct and whole school support for EAL and EAL SEND pupils  
  • EAL new arrivals assessment training  
  • EAL SEND training  
  • EAL coordinators network meetings  
  • Bespoke training packages (e.g. EAL classroom strategies), advice and guidance 

Provides targeted one-to-one, group or in class interventions delivered by an experienced education support worker. The types of activities you can purchase are:

Service contact

Tammy Mason
01926 742623
tammymason@warwickshire.gov.uk

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