This page is dedicated to supporting EAL families at home.

Texts Dual Language Books Online books in different languages.

Listen to the story in mother tongue. Talk about what is happening in the pictures. Ask your child, who, what, where, why, when and how questions about the story and characters. Can they guess what will happen next in the story or how it might end?

Some simple traditional stories in English
Audible Stories
 British Council Website British Council Website 

Free online games, songs, stories and activities for children


 Top Marks Top Marks 

Brilliant educational resources from Year 1 to Year 12+

 ESL Kids World ESL Kids World 

Free ESL Printable worksheets, phonics, songs for Reception, KS1 & KS2

 Starfall Starfall 

Phonics games

 Scholastic Scholastic 

Projects to support reading and learning for Reception, KS1 & KS2

 National Geographic National Geographic

Discover facts for kids from animals and geography to science, nature and history. Suitable for all young explorers.


 Games to Learn English Games to Learn English


 Fun English Games Fun English Games




Cosmic Kids Yoga

Joe Wicks YouTube channel will have live P.E. sessions every day at 9am

Go Noodle

Go Noodle Support and Advice for Parents/Carers – Doctors of the World

Advice about Coronavirus in many languages

Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Hindi, Kurdish, Malayam, Mandarin, Pashto, Portuguese, Somali, Spanish, Tigrinya, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese

British Council British Council – Supporting Learning at Home


Talk 1 Talk

Talking to your child will help develop their language skills. Talk to your child in mother tongue. Here are some ideas…reading books, telling stories, singing songs, telling jokes, learning rhymes, watching television and talking about what happened, talking at meal times.

Daily Routine Daily Routine

Keep a daily routine and create a picture timetable with your child so they know what is happening in the day ahead.


Play 1 Play

Giving your child time to play gives them the opportunity to learn e.g. through observation and exploration.