CD containing a selection of resources produced over 5 years to celebrate Black History Month. Suitable for Early Years and KS 1, 2, 3, & 4. It is aimed at teachers, classroom assistants, nursery practitioners and youth/ community leaders. These resources provide starting points to help children and young people explore the experiences and challenges that our predecessors surmounted and the way modern heroes have taken up the baton to achieve even greater things.
A very good Black History teaching resource. This resource has been designed for use with year 5 and 6 pupils but some activities could be adapted for use with younger pupils. This book explores the lives of famous black and Asian people. The activities are rooted in Drama and Literacy.
This book gives pupils an opportunity to explore the issues that face refugee families and children in particular. The story is about a Middle Eastern boy whose happy life is shattered by political unrest that breaks out in his country. Khalid’s own world is turned upside down when his father is taken away suddenly by soldiers. Read how the family cope with the aftermath and the eventual journey to a safer place.
There is also a comprehensive teaching pack for upper KS1/2 pupils, with a clear description of activities and the resources needed to deliver them. These activities are rooted in Drama, Art & Literacy. This is available from One education Manchester see www.oneeducation.co.uk for details.
River Street School
A CD-Rom is designed for use by early stage EAL learners in Key Stage 2 & 3 to introduce pupils to some of the language, concepts and skills required by the Geography curriculum. It contains teacher resources, including printable worksheets and board game.
Supporting our Somali Pupils
This book provides information on Somali history, culture, language and agencies that can provide help for you and your Somali families.
This CD-Rom is designed for pupils with very little or no English, to support their language acquisition in the classroom. The CD covers topics around; finding your way around school, the classroom, people in school, clothes and food.
Dual Language Discussion Cards
Set of dual language discussion cards for supporting pupils, parents and teachers to work effectively on discussion and literacy activities at home and in class. Suitable for Upper KS2, KS3 & 4. 30 sets of 7 laminated cards per pack. Available in English/Urdu or English/Polish.
Teacher’s and support staff Bookmarks
Set of bookmarks giving tips to teachers and other school staff in supporting International New Arrival pupils. Suitable for staff in KS2, 3 and 4. 60 laminated bookmarks per pack. Available for KS2 or KS3/4.
Multilingual Display Signs
Set of display signs showing days of the week and months of the year in a range of languages: Albanian, Chinese, Czech, Farsi, Polish, Russian, Slovak, Turkish, Urdu, English, Vietnamese. 19 laminated signs per pack.
Dual Language Stickers Order Form
Reward effort and achievement and celebrate multilingualism. A4 sheets of 37 square stickers with the message ‘Well Done’ or ‘Good’ available in Urdu, Polish, Farsi, Czech, Chinese and Arabic. Other words and languages may be available upon request. £1 per sheet or buy 5 sheets and choose 1 free.
Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust
SENCO Network Manchester
Department of Education
The Ofsted site is very useful. Not only does it contain the Inspection Framework, but also guidance criteria for the judgements. There is a zip file of Supplementary Guidance and Resources (including Community Cohesion, English as an Additional Language, and Equalities guidance).
Curriculum and Language Access Service Resources
Curriculum and Language Service has produced resources such as dual language books, posters and dual language signs, upon request, for local schools for a number of years. In the past, these were part of the resources catalogue and had to be paid for. It is now possible to download these free of charge.
EMAS 4 Success
The AVON group of LAs have produced a very comprehensive web site which contains some useful resource.
Shared Futures DVD
Shared Futures is a new DVD and resource pack that promotes the integration of refugee children and young people in school and the wider community.
Bracknell Forest EAL and Diversity
The Britkid site
Website about race, racism and life – as seen through the eyes of the Britkids.
Cumbria Initial Support Pack
Initial Support Pack for English as an additional language learners as a means of providing information on how best to meet the needs of pupils with English as an additional language.