English Language Support Department (ELS)

  • The ELS department provides students with the support needed to partake fully in all their school subjects. 
  • All new students are assessed for language ability.  
  • Programmes including Individual Education Plans (IEP’S) are devised to support student’s language needs.
  • Students’ progress is monitored through continuous assessment and bi-annual test.
  • There is a dual focus on academic progress and social integration.
  • The four elements recommended in the Common European Framework: writing, listening, reading and speaking, are covered through a variety of resources and methodologies.
  • Interactive whiteboards are used to make full use of online resources.