Leafets about being Excluded from School

Help I’m Being Excluded. This leaflet has been produced by Govan Law Centre and is for children who have been excluded so that they are aware of their rights. It is available in the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Gaelic, Hindi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Slovakian, Tagalog and Urdu.

Click on Help I’m Being Excluded to access

Phrases for School from Bracknell Forest

These useful resources from Bracknell Forest EAL and Diversity Team at Bracknell Forest Council give schools basic phrases in different languages in PDF format for use with pupils and parents.  They can be used for new arrivals or for checking understanding for New to English pupils. Some teachers and pupils may simply be interested in them to celebrate different languages as well.

Click on the language to download….

Arabic    Chinese     Czech      German      Greek       Hindi     Hungarian Italian    Japanese  Lithuanian      Malayalam     Polish     Portuguese     Russian        Slovak      Spanish     Tagalog        Tamil      Thai       Turkish       Urdu

There are also lots more resources in different languages for use in Primary and Secondary schools on their website click here to open in a new window

Polish Resources

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Here are a some new Polish resources for you to use in the classroom. One is a Polish Language Mat and the other is a set of language survival cards that teachers can use to ensure that newly arrived pupils understand directions and simple instructions.

Both resources are particularly helpful with new arrivals but also support children with some Polish literacy to find the right words. Click on the links below to download.

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Polish Survival Guide

Education in Scotland information leaflets

EAL Edinburgh have produced a number of leaflets about

Curriculum for Excellence

Click on the link above and you will find parental guidance on the following aspects of Curriculum for Excellence in Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish and Urdu:

Assessment, Reporting and Qualifications,
Education in Scotland
Parents as Partners

INFORMATION PACK: INFORMATION ON THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND

Highland Life Information Pack

Highland Life have published an information pack which contains details of services provided in the Highlands including transport, health, education (for +16 and including ESOL). It is available in different languages including;-
Bengali, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Latvian

Here is the introduction to give you a flavour –

Whether you have just arrived or you have chosen the Highlands as your home, to live and work here then this guide is for you. Leaving home and moving to a new country can be difficult so we want to help.

In the Highlands we have all the facilities you need:

  • hospitals
  • health centres
  • schools
  • public transport – trains, buses
  • modern amenities
  • telecommunications network

In addition to the range of outdoor activities, there are thriving amateur sports leagues and cultural activities throughout the year.

This pack gives general information, but you should always get more information based on your own situation. For additional information, click on the web links.

We hope you will find the information useful and we welcome you to Highland – a great place to live, work and play