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Get to know pupils’ needs
Pupils with English as an additional language (EAL) will have a wide variety of needs, and will have strengths and weaknesses in different skills.
Have an initial meeting with the parents
Use an interpreter if necessary. This is important to understand the pupil’s starting point and context, and to get to know them as an individual.
Try to find out about the pupil’s:
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