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New Arrivals Excellence Programme: Case study booklet

Publication date:
Jul 2007
Deputy headteacher, EMA consultant, EMA manager, Headteacher, Inclusion staff, Inclusion strategic lead, Lead intervention teacher, Leading teacher, Strategy manager
Good practice, Guidance, Transfer and transition
Booklet, Case study


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A short written case study for each school is provided in this booklet and each school is featured separately within the DVD in sequences of no more than 30 minutes.

The six featured schools are as follows.

  1. Large urban primary school in the north west of England
    Focus: a holistic approach to meeting the needs of new arrivals: many languages, many cultures, one community.
  2. Large urban primary school in London
    Focus: partnership work to meet the language and learning needs of new arrivals and their families.
  3. Large primary school in a shire county
    Focus: supporting isolated bilingual learners: whole-school inclusion for new arrivals and their families.
  4. Large urban secondary school in London
    Focus: induction programme for Key Stage 3 new arrivals.
  5. Large mixed 11–18 comprehensive school in London
    Focus: English Language and Literacy in the Curriculum (a course for students in Key Stages 4 and 5).
  6. Small Roman Catholic secondary school in a shire county
    Focus: supporting isolated bilingual learners within the curriculum: one school’s response to Polish new arrivals.

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