EAL caters for students who have English as an Additional Language. The aim of the faculty is to ensure that all students achieve to their potential regardless of individual ability, language, cultural background or personal circumstance.
Children for whom English is an Additional Language (EAL) have been identified as requiring specific help to develop their academic English language skills in order to fully access the curriculum. Students for whom EAL is a requirements will be tested either before or immediately upon entry to BSJ.
EAL teachers and learning support assistants may work in the classroom or work with children on a withdrawal basis when appropriate. They work closely with the classroom teachers to ensure that the needs of individual students are met through a range of strategies that promote a differentiated curriculum and support the notion of personalised learning.