Teaching Bilingual Pupils


This page contains useful tips, resources and links for teaching bilingual pupils in primary schools.

Guide for Class Teachers (2393 downloads) 10 point Guide from Aberdeen City EAL Service

The Importance of Names (2475 downloads) 10 point Guide from Aberdeen City EAL Service

Suggestions for Supporting EAL Pupils in Class (1218 downloads)


Support Strategies for Primary EAL pupils from ASL Service Edinburgh  support-strategies-booklet-primary.pdf (769 downloads)


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Teaching Bilinguals Leaflet from Bilingualism Matters, University of Edinburgh School of Philosophy, Psychology and Languages Sciences.




Eal Strategies – This website, authored by a former EAL teacher from the London Borough of Brent, contains a wealth of resources to be used by teachers to support EAL pupils.  The author has also delivered training and worked with leadership to develop action plans for whole school development.

Information and resources from NALDIC, the National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum and  the national subject association for EAL.

Oxford Reading Tree – Key stage words with visuals.  Useful for flashcards and sentence building. (from Highland EAL Service)


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